Ndidi rated 8th best EPL player

Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has been rated eighth overall best player in the English Premier League, according to statistics website, Whoscored.com.

The rating also placed the Nigerian in second position as the best defensive midfielder in the division.

The 23-year-old has been a mainstay for the Foxes this season and was in action for 1,892 minutes spread across 23 matches, before the coronavirus pandemic.

The midfielder has a rating of 7.36, which is bettered by Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne (7.92), Adama Traore of Wolves (7.61), Riyad Mahrez, another City player with 7.59 rating, Leicester teammate Ricardo Pereira (7.50), Liverpool trio Sadio Mane (7.50), Mohamed Salah (7.45) and Virgil van Dijk, in that order.

The Top 10 is completed by James Maddison (7.34) and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford (7.34).

Prior to the suspension of the league, Ndidi completed passes was 1,149 and had a 52 per cent tackle success from the 91 tackles. He was awarded Man of the Match on thrice.