Nigeria Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi wanted by Osimhen’s Napoli and Juventus

Wilfred Ndidi has been impressive for Leicester City in the Championship. (Photo Credit: LCFC/X)

Nigeria Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi wanted by Osimhen’s Napoli and Juventus

Izuchukwu Akawor 09:52 - 18.04.2024

Juventus sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli is keen on Ndidi, who has been a standout performer for the Foxes this season, scoring 2 goals and providing 5 assists in 22 starts.

Juventus are reportedly keen on securing the services of Wilfred Ndidi, the Leicester City midfield dynamo, as the Serie A giants look to bolster their squad for the upcoming season.

According to a post by AJC on social media, Cristiano Giuntoli, the Juventus sporting director, has expressed a strong interest in the 27-year-old Nigerian international. 

Juventus and Napoli to swoop on Ndidi

Ndidi's contract with Leicester City is set to expire this June, making him an attractive target for the Bianconeri.

Ndidi's performances this season have been nothing short of impressive, despite the his struggles with injuries following relegation to the Championship. 

Wilfred Ndidi before he stepped on the pitch against Sunderland.
Wilfred Ndidi before he stepped on the pitch against Sunderland. (Photo Credit: LCFC/X)

The versatile midfielder has been a standout performer, showcasing his versatility by adapting to a more advanced central midfield role.

In 22 starts, Ndidi has found the back of the net twice and provided five assists, playing a crucial role in Leicester City's push for promotion back to the Premier League. 

Ndidi could join national teammate Victor Osimhen in Napoli || Imago

His combination of defensive solidity and attacking prowess has caught the eye of Giuntoli and the Juventus hierarchy.

The report also suggests that Ndidi could be a target of interest for Napoli, with the future Sporting director Manna potentially having several targets in common with Juventus. 

Leicester star Ndidi || Imago

This could spark a bidding war for the highly-rated Nigerian, who has established himself as one of the most consistent and reliable midfielders in the English top flight.

Juventus, who are looking to rebuild their squad after a disappointing campaign, see Ndidi as a potential long-term solution in the middle of the park. 

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The club's hierarchy believes that the Eagles star's blend of physicality, technical ability, and experience could make him a valuable addition to their squad.

As the summer transfer window approaches, the pursuit of the Super Eagles midfielder is sure to be one of the key storylines for Juventus and their rivals, as they all seek to strengthen their rosters for the upcoming season.

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