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Ndidi out of Nigeria’s Oct friendlies due to injury

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Super Eagles star Wilfred Ndidi, who filled in at center back in the Foxes first two games of the new Premier League season, did not play a part against the Gunners after aggravating a groin injury.

  The holding midfielder has been managing the injury since the start of the season and has been advised by Leicester City medical team to take a break.

  Ndidi underwent further tests on yesterday before his return to action can be determined.

  However, it is confirmed that the Nath Boys product has pulled out of the latest Super Eagles squad announced by the Nigeria Football Federation yesterday.

  Manager Gernot Rohr will not be able to count on his services in two high profile friendlies against Ivory Coast (October 9) and Tunisia (October 13) in Austria.

  New AC Omonia signing, Abdullahi Shehu and Granada’s Ramon Azeez, who are capable of playing as defensive midfielders, have been named to the Super Eagles standby list.

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