Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers attended the usual pre-match press conference on Friday ahead of his side's Premier League encounter with Aston Villa. One of the topics he raised was Wilfred Ndidi's injury situation.
Ndidi pulled out from the Nigeria squad against Algeria and Tunisia in October after sustaining an adductor injury in the Foxes 4-2 home win over Burnley on September 20.
The strong midfielder has undergone surgery and is not expected to be active again until December 2020.
Ndidi will not be involved in games with Arsenal, Manchester City and Everton and might able to miss at least ten other games before getting the green light to return to full training.
And as for international stage with the national team, it is confirmed that he will feature in the Nigeria-Sierra Leone matches next month.
Regarding long-term injuries, Rodgers told reporters as cited by Sports Central: "Ricardo and Wilf, those guys too are an issue.
The Nath Boys product was used as a center-back in the first two games of the new season at Leicester City against West Brom and Burnley..