Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that an operation on Wilfred Ndidi’s knee was successful, but the Nigeria international is still a number of weeks from returning to contention.
Ndidi, 23, suffered a knee injury in training ahead of Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg tie against Aston Villa and is expected to be out for around three or four weeks.
Now the operation on the former Genk midfielder’s meniscus has been completed, Rodgers says he is now back in at Belvoir Drive and has commenced the recovery process.
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“It went very well,” Rodgers told the national media on Friday, ahead of Saturday’s Premier League visit of Southampton to King Power Stadium.
“It was a good operation. He’s now back in and straight into his recovery. Something around that (three or four weeks). Sometimes it can be sooner, sometimes it can’t be.”
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