Leicester City stronghold in the heart o midfield Wilfred Ndidi might as well be rested for the Premier League tie with Crystal Palace at Selhurs Park.
Brendan Rogers, manager of the side seeks to avoid a potential lengthy injury worries which could affect his team adversely on the long run with Leicester City upsurge in form continues to be the talk of the season.
Ndidi once again showed a spectacular performance to help the foxes seal an important point against Manchester United after Bruno Fernandes last goal for the Red Devils was considered to be the winning goal for United, who look ahead for a better placement on the league table.
The former Liverpool head coach is expected to rest key players like Jamie Vardy, Youri Tielemans with Wilfred Ndidi also considered as a candidate for the bench.
Ndidi who recently returned from a month long injury returned, and have since turned out to be the club’s saviour in crucial matches.
The manager revealed his plans ahead of the game against Palace.
“We’ll look at it (on Sunday) but I don’t want to risk injury. We’ve got 48-and-a-half hours between the games, especially with the season we’ve had, I’m not prepared to risk them when it could mean six weeks to two months out with an injury.” as cited by Leicester Mercury.
The club’s standings has been one of the greatest achievements so far. For the manager and the players, achieving a big six status in England has continued to be a wake up call and the need for full improvement across boards.
Rodgers knew it was a bit difficult for him as his key players were unavailable for crucial games in the last two months or so, and he is not prepared to loose any at this point in time.
Wilfred Ndidi stats and performance so far this season
The Nigerian international signed from Belgian side Genk for the foxes have made over league appearances out of the fifteen games played so far, it will be attributed to the lengthy layoff.