Injured Wilfred Ndidi's World Cup hopes in doubt

Wilfred Ndidi
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Leicester Metropolis supervisor Claude Puel has confirmed that Wilfried Ndidi picked a hamstring damage in Saturday’s 5-zero loss to Crystal Palace whereas hinting it might hinder the midfielder’s probabilities of that includes on the World Cup.

The Tremendous Eagles midfielder was pressured off after fifty one minutes of play because the King Energy Stadium outfit have been outmuscled by Roy Hodgson’s aspect.

Puel, unsure concerning the severity of the damage, hopes the 21-yr-previous could make Nigeria’s squad to the World Cup in Russia.

“I hope it isn’t a critical damage for Ndidi and I hope he can play in the World Cup, all of the situations today have been dangerous for us,” Puel advised membership web site.

“We’ll see. It’s a hamstring damage. I hope it isn’t critical in fact as a result of it is a vital second.”

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Leicester Metropolis have been two objectives down earlier than Ndidi limped off and Marc Albrighton minutes later.

And the French tactician has faulted the 2 unlucky conditions for compounding his workforce’s woes towards the Eagles.

“At 2-zero, we misplaced all of the stability to the staff and there wasn’t sufficient want. We tried to vary it tactically at half-time, however the damage to Ndidi and the purple card made it actually troublesome. Robust day,” Puel stated in his publish-match convention.

“The purple card was harsh. It was a battle between two gamers, each making contact. It occurred throughout a loopy 5 minutes with the damage to Ndidi that left the workforce so imbalanced. We would have liked to react in the second half and this state of affairs made it inconceivable.”