Wilfred Ndidi Missing In List Of World’s Top 10 Defensive Midfielders


Super Eagles’ Wilfred Ndidi has missed out of the list of world’s top ten defensive midfielders compiled by 90 Mins.

The Leicester midfielder missed out of the list of top defenders by the whiskers and is currently ranked 11th behind Frankie De Jong.

Ndidi has recorded six goals for The Foxes in 111 games since he joined in 2017.

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Wilfred Ndidi’s Defensive Stat in the 2019/2020 English Premier League Season


Games played – 23

Tackles – 91

Tackle success – 52%

Blocked shots – 4

Interceptions – 61

Clearances – 46

Headed Clearance – 16

Duels won – 181

Duels lost – 142

Aerial battles won – 59

Aerial battles lost – 49

Errors leading to goal – 1

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90 Mins Current List Of World Best Defensive Midfielders:

  1. N’Golo Kante
  2. Casemiro
  3. Fabinho
  4. Joshua Kimmich
  5. Marcelo Brozovic
  6. Fernandinho
  7. Sergio Busquets
  8. Thomas Partey
  9. Marquinhos
  10. 10 Frenkie De Jong
  11. Wilfred Ndidi

However, fans took to Twitter to express their grievances about the ranking.

Some fans have asked the former Genk player to leave to a bigger club so his stakes could rise.