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Ndidi could be out for three months, says Leicester’s Rodgers

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Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi could be sidelined for up to three months with an abductor injury, manager Brendan Rodgers said.

The 23-year-old Nigeria international sustained the injury in Sunday’s 4-2 Premier League win over Burnley and missed their 2-0 home defeat by Arsenal in the League Cup on Wednesday.

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“We are just waiting to hear more on that, but he could be anything between six and 12 weeks.

“It is an abductor injury — it may have come off the bone which could be a nasty injury, so we will wait to see if needs an operation — if it does then it will be 12 weeks,”Rodgers told reporters.

Ndidi had filled in as a makeshift centre back for Leicester in their victories over West Bromwich Albion and Burnley.

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Rodgers’ side face Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday.( Reuters /NAN)





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