Chelsea to battle Real Madrid for Leicester City star signature
Chelsea are showing serious interest in talented Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, however they face stiff competition from Real Madrid, as per reports in Spain.
Wilfred Ndidi has to a great extent intrigued for Leicester since joining going from Genk in January 2017, assisting to replace N’Golo Kante after the Frenchman left for Chelsea.
What’s more, as per Mundo Deportivo, Wilfred Ndidi could now follow Kante to Stamford Bridge, as he has developed as a target for the Blues.
Chelsea could require another defensive midfielder in the event that they lose Jorginho to Juventus, where ex-manager Maurizio Sarri might want to be brought together – Frank Lampard still insisting that the Italy International isn’t available.
Real Madrid also need defensive midfielder, however, as Casemiro is approaching peak of his career at 28 years of age.
Real Madrid have been taking a look at Rennes star Eduardo Camavinga – additionally connected with a Premier League move – but it is asserted by Todofichajes that Ndidi would be a less expensive other option.
The Leicester man is supposed to be valued at close to €40m, and the Foxes would clearly bring in some cash on the 23-year-old – who might be probably not going to turn down a move to Madrid. Notwithstanding, those cases mark a complexity to past reports, which showed that Ndidi would not be permitted to leave the King Power Stadium.
Chelsea might be alternative destination, however, with PSG additionally referenced as potential admirers – while Ndidi has likewise been proposed as a target for Manchester United before.
The Nigeria International is currently under contract with Leicester until 2024, and he has recently admitted he is upbeat at the King Power Stadium.