Genk Director Disagrees With Ndidi Over January Move To Leicester City – We Can’t Hold On To Him


A mild disagreement has broken out between Super Eagles defender cum midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and the Sporting Director of Genk Dimitri de Conde’ over a potential january move to English Champions Leicester City.


Ndidi who has been linked with Watford, Newcastle United and German side Hamburg, is reportedly a subject of a bid of over £15 million from Leicester City, but the 19 year old shelved the talks, insisting he is focused on doing well for Genk and not about a move to Leicester City in January.

“Any serious offer will have to be made to my club which will duly inform me. As I speak to you now, I read the stories in the media just like any other person, but there has not been any concrete offer made to Genk. So I don’t want to worry myself thinking about something that may eventually not materialise”, Ndidi said.

However Sporting Director Conde’ said the club can’t hold on to the Super Eagles forward as he is high in demand, just like his midfield compatriot Leon Bailey.
“The chances that both Leon Bailey as Wilfred Ndidi will still play in Genk after January is getting smaller. “I must be ready with an alternative,” said technical director, Dimitri de Condé.

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“The demand for Bailey and Ndidi is huge,” said sporting boss Dimitri de Condé. “Let’s go to fight to keep them here until the end of this season, but that is no easy task.

“we cannot deny the fact that the boys also feel ready to move up a step higher and it will be very difficult to keep them in Genk.

“The two lads are absolute top talents in the category of players under 20 years and an amount between 20 and 25 million is not too much for them. They’ve been excellent for us this season and If we reach an agreement with interested clubs in January then it is my job to be ready with an alternative” Conde concluded