Ndidi is the best tackler in EPL
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Ndidi is the best tackler in EPL

Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has emerged the best tackler in the English Premier League.

Ndidi has made six EPL appearances this season, scoring two goals. He was on target in Leicester City's 5-0 win over Newcastle on Sunday.

According to the Premier League’s official website, Ndidi has made 32 successful tackles this season, one more than his closest rival and club teammate, Ricardo Pereira.

Manchester United’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka is rated third with 30 successful tackles while Oriol Romeu is fourth with 28.

Burnley’s Erik Pieters is fifth in the standings, while Richarlison is sixth.

Nigeria international Ndidi has also completed 299 passes, made 420 touches and conceded nine fouls so far in the EPL this term.

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