Wilfred Ndidi will miss a couple of weeks of action after picking up a muscle strain in Leicester City training, Abbeylivenetwork.com understand.
The defensive midfielder was absent for Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Brighton, with Papy Mendy playing at the base of City’s trio in the centre of the park. Manager Brendan Rodgers revealed after the game that Ndidi suffered the injury at Seagrave in the build-up to the match.
“He picked up an injury in training,” Rodgers said. “He thought he felt ok and he played on, but then the next morning when he got up, he felt a tightness. The guys said it’s probably going to be a couple of weeks.”
The 25-year-old has struggled to stay fit in recent times.
The former Genk star missed the latter part of last campaign with a knee injury.
He has already spent time on the sidelines this season due to injury.
Ndidi has featured in 16 games across all competitions for Leicester City this season.