2018 World Cup: Ndidi Recuperating Faster

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has recovered “faster than expected” from a hamstring injury and will soon join Nigeria’s full World Cup training, an official said Thursday. Ndidi has been training on his own in the southern city of Uyo, where the squad have their training camp, since the World Cup camp opened officially on Tuesday. Super Eagles spokesman Toyin Ibitoye said Ndidi’s recovery has been ahead of schedule and he will soon join the squad’s full training. “In a couple of days, he will join the full training,” Ibitoye…

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Raineri Eyeing Italy Job

Claudio Ranieri, who led Leicester City to an unlikely English Premier League title, has revealed he is ready to quit French Ligue 1 club Nantes if he is asked to become Italy coach. The 66-year-old has been one of the names touted as a possible replacement for Gian Piero Ventura who was forced to resign after Italy’s shock failure to qualify for the World Cup in Russia. “Any Italian coach would love to be in charge of the national side,” Ranieri, who guided Leicester to their first ever Premier League…

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Musa Off To CSKA Moscow, As Newcastle United Gun For Iheanacho

Newcastle United have Leicester City to contend with in signing Kelechi Iheanacho. Over the weekend, Iheanacho scored a brace for the foxes of Leicester in the 5-1 demolition of Petersbrough in the FA Cup fifth round tie. Relegation-threatened Newcastle  are reportedly considering a move to persuade rejuvenated  Leicester  City  forward Kelechi Iheanacho to dump their Premier League rivals for  St. James’ Park in  the January transfer window. Newcastle, who crashed out of the FA Cup  following their 3-0 defeat by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday,  are on the market…

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