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Wilfred Ndidi nominated for EPL Young Player of the Year



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Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has been nominated for the English Premier league, PFA Young Player of the Year award.

This is coming on the back of his impressive performances for his Premier League team, Leicester City.

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Wilfred Ndidi is number six on the list, with a rating of 7.15 and is the fourth best youngest in England as at February 6, 2019. He is currently rated higher than Silva, Rashford.

Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham), Bernardo Silva (Man City), James Maddison (Leicester) and Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) ranked lower than the two Nigeria-eligible players.

Raheem Sterling was being tipped to win the award ahead of his Manchester City teammate, Leroy Sane and Crystal Palace exciting fullback, Aaron Wan-Bissaka in that order; Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold completed the top five rated players.

Ndidi had appeared in 25 matches in this season’s Premier League, scoring two goals, while Philip Billing had played 22 games and netted the same number of goals.