Super Eagles’ midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has been named the Most Valuable Player on the African continent after a report released by CIES Football Observatory valued the 21- year-old at around 77.4 million Euros, which puts him in the 51st position in the world, AOIFootball.com can report.
The Leicester City midfielder, who joined the Foxes from Belgium club Gent in January 2016 for little under 20 million pounds, has now risen to one, if not the finest defensive midfielders in the English Premier League.
The CIES Football Observatory calculated the transfer values of players in the five major European leagues.
The assessment takes into account the key criteria used by market actors such as age, position, contract duration, performance, international status, etc.
The Foxes’ midfielder leads the line of players on the continent at number 51 valued at 77.4 million Euros, followed by Sadio Mane no 69, 66.3 million Euros, 72 Pierre -Emerick Aubemeyang, 64.7 million Euros, 80 Kalidou Koulibaly 62 million Euros, 83 Nabir Fekir 60.7 million Euros, making up the top 5 on the continent.
Neymar (€213m) heads the table ahead of Lionel Messi (€202m) and Harry Kane (€195m) makes up the top three with the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Paulo Dybala, Dele Ali, Kevin de Brunye, Rumelu Lukaku, Griezman and Paul Pogba, making up the top 10 Most Valuable Players.