Leicester lack confidence  – Ndidi

Wilfred Ndidi


Wilfred Ndidi has admitted that “confidence has been low” at Leicester City this season but the squad have a “plan” to put it right.

City are currently rock bottom of the Premier League table with just one point from their opening six games but Ndidi insists the squad are very much together.

It is a case of one game at a time for City, he says, starting with this Saturday’s home game against Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium – a match that could prove crucial to the futures of both managers. Speaking ahead of the game,

Ndidi has touched on the mood in the camp and the plan going forward.

“To be honest, it (the start to the season) hasn’t been ourselves, like previous seasons,” Ndidi told BBC Radio Leicester.

“The way we (usually) start the season, the way we just keep going.

“It’s not been what we really want. It’s obvious that we’ve not been ourselves, but the confidence has been low in those games. We’ll get there, to be honest. We’ll get there.”

When asked whether the squad are together, Ndidi said, “Of course. We know we’ve lost games and they’re not what we wanted, but we are still together. We know the fact we’ve got qualities in the team and know that we can still come up there (the table).

“There are many more games but the most important is the next game. We go for the next game, go for the other one, just to build confidence. That’s our plan: being together for each other and still keeping going.”

He also tasked the Foxes to stick together to overcome the poor start.

“It still boils down to us being together,” Ndidi said. “Knowing the fact that the confidence is a bit low, we’re trying to build the confidence. Being together really helps. Talking to each other, knowing our mistakes and knowing we have to improve on this and that.

“I think that alone – and most importantly, doing everything we can in training – those things transmit into games. We have to be together and look forward to what comes next.”