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Nigeria Star Hailed As One Of EPL's Best

Nigeria international Wilfried Ndidi has been hailed as the best holding midfielder in the English Premier League.

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Leicester City have been one of the standout sides this season, with Jamie Vardy, James Maddison and Youri Tielemans receiving a lot of praise.

However, Maddison fees Ndidi is the best player in his position in the top flight and also drew a comparison with N'Golo Kante.

“I think he’s the best in the Premier League at tackling and winning the ball back, bar none,” Maddison told Football Daily, as per Leicester Mercury.

“I know [N’Golo] Kante is a brilliant player and there are players like that. But actually winning the ball back and taking the ball off the opposition, I don’t think there is anyone better than Wilfred.

“Sometimes you get a player like that and what he does doesn’t get on the back page of the papers, doesn’t get talked about on Match of the Day.

“He’s fantastic at what he does and he lets players like me and Youri Tielemans do our thing higher up

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