I was Uncomfortable Comparing Me and Kante – Ndidi


The Leicester City player, Wilfred Ndidi has revealed that the  initial comparisons with N’golo Kante on his arrival at Leicester City made him unhappy.

In 2017, Ndidi was a direct replacement for France star Kante, who played a big part in ‘The Foxes’ defying all the odds to win the Premier League.

The defensive-midfielder maintained he has always wanted to be himself.

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“Yes it (comparisons) used to irritate me, but it’s football and I completely understand the fans because they love to find something to talk about,” he told the BBC.

“Even before and then when I arrived at Leicester I heard it. I only wanted to be Wilfred Ndidi and not someone else.

“I focus on myself. I am always critical of myself. I do my best to improve as a footballer game by game and giving my best for my club.

“The comparison with others, about who is better or if Kante and I play alike, is irrelevant to me

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