Top ten defensive midfielders in the world as Super Eagles and Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi miss out despite becoming the best tackler of the ball in the Premier League for the past two seasons.

The 23-year-old has feature 29 matches and scored two goals before the Premier League was suspended due to coronavirus outbreak around the world today.

Ndidi was purchased by Leicester City for £17 million from Belgian club Genk in December 2016, just weeks before his 20th birthday. 

He was brought in to replace N’Golo Kante, the two-players-in-one dynamo whom the club sold to Chelsea for around £32m the summer after their incredible Premier League triumph.

Ndidi has been impressive for Leicester City since making his debut for Foxes in a 2–1 win against Everton in the third round of the FA Cup.

The Lagos-born star leads the Super Eagles of Nigeria to win a bronze medal at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt

According to 90Min claim that Ndidi is in the eleventh position of the list of the top best defensive midfielders in the world right now.

Below are the best defensive midfielders in the world presently:

1. N’Golo Kante

2. Casemiro

3. Fabinho

4. Joshua Kimmich

5. Marcelo Brozovic

6. Fernandinho

7. Sergio Busquets

8. Thomas Partey

9. Marquinhos

10 Frenkie De Jong

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