Wilfred Ndidi

Rodgers Provides Ndidi Fitness Update

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Wilfred Ndidi is back in training, ahead of Friday’s Premier League game at Norwich City.
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- Leicester City make the trip to Carrow Road to face Norwich City in the Premier League on Friday (8pm kick-off)
- Brendan Rodgers says Wilfred Ndidi is closing in on a return to action
- The Northern Irishman will also have Hamza Choudhury back from suspension
- Live coverage of Friday night’s action begins at 5pm on LCFC Radio which is available for free

Nigeria international Ndidi has been out with a knee injury since late January, but is now nearing a return to competitive action. 

The 23-year-old had an operation and, following a spell on the sidelines, is now back in training with the rest of the squad at Belvoir Drive, ahead of Friday’s visit to Carrow Road (8pm kick-off).

"Wilf Ndidi has been training so we’ll see how he is on Friday,” Rodgers revealed in his pre-match press conference on Wednesday. 

When we feel it’s the right time, we’ll bring him back in for a really important part of the season for us.

Brendan Rodgers

“But if he’s not right for this week we’ll look for next week, which is good news for us. We have to be cautious. We don’t want to lose him again.

“When he came back it was deemed he was fit and he felt good, but he had a slight reaction, so we just wanted to be sure he was right.

“We need to give it that period of time. When we feel it’s the right time, we’ll bring him back in for a really important part of the season for us.”

Meanwhile, Rodgers will have Hamza Choudhury back, with the midfielder returning from suspension after a red card at Wolverhampton Wanderers kept him out of Saturday’s clash with Manchester City.

“If you’re getting pressed high up the pitch you need players to deal with that,” the Northern Irishman added.

“Hamza’s strengths are in his defensive qualities and the most important thing is that he’s available. It gives us something to think about.”

Live coverage of the match will be available live and free on LCFC Radio from 5pm on Friday evening.

All times GMT.

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