Ndidi Is Nigeria Headmaster In The Premier League, Ahead Of Moses & Iwobi




Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi comes joint-first on the list of Leicester City players who have won the most aerial battles after eighteen matches in the Premier League along with defender Harry Maguire.

Ndidi has won 57 headers he challenged for in the 18 Premier League matches he has featured.

Jamie Vardy (40), Christian Fuchs (37) and Wes Morgan (37) complete the top five positions, while Kelechi Iheanacho is 16th on the list after winning only three aerial battles in his nine appearances in the top-flight.

Overall, Ndidi is just outside the top twenty in the Premier League players with the most aerial presence, as he ranked twenty first.

Victor Moses has won nine aerial challenges, the ninth most by a Chelsea player but 31 less than the top man César Azpilicueta, and the right wing-back placed higher than Davide Zappacosta, N’Golo Kanté and Cesc Fàbregas.

Of the twenty Arsenal players ranked, Iwobi occupied the last position, the Hale End Academy product has won no headers in ten matches this term.




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