Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi looks set to hold his crown as Europe’s deadliest tackler after one more rousing presentation in the shades of Leicester City in the 2018/2019 season.
The Foxes midfielder was an agony at the defence of Champions Manchester City on Monday night as they burrowed profound to guarantee a hard battled 1-0 triumph to set up an astonishing finale to the 2018/2018 English Premier League season.
The 22-year-old won everything except one of his 13 duels on Monday night at the Etihad stadium and was just beaten to the man of the match award by Vincent Kompany who scored a superlative gaol to hand the Citizens each of the three points
His performance this evening made him lead at the summit of the handles table by six, with the Nigerian presently having 141 handles with Everton Idrissa Gueye intently trailing him with 135 handles after 37 rounds of matches.
Wilfred Ndidi who additionally won the best tackler last season, now improved his count of 138 as he looks set to again beat the Everton midfielder to the crown for the second progressive season.
The Nigerian has now moved into the main 150 unequaled tacklers in the Premier with a stunning 347 handles having quite recently played for two-and-half seasons and looks on course to break the record held by Gareth Barry which stands at 1,028.