Leicester midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi was subbed off in the Foxes’ defeat to Rennes in the Europa Conference League round of eight.

The visitors came into the game with a 2-0 advantage, thanks to goals from Albrighton and Kelechi Ihenacho.

Rennes opened the scoring nine minutes into the game through Benjamin Bourigeaud, who connected with a perfect square play from Martin Terrier to cut Leicester’s aggregate lead to 2-1

Ademola Lookman’s cross from the corner kick was well met by Wesley Fofana who marked his return to action after a serious leg injury with a flicked header into the back of the net to restore Leicester’s two goal lead.

After 60 minutes of action, Nigeria International, Wilfred Ndidi was subbed off with what looked like a knee injury.

Flavien Tait struck home a low shot from the edge of the box to restore the home side lead in the 76th minute, but it wasn’t enough to qualify them for the quarter-finals of the tournament.

Reports after the game have it that the Nigerian isn’t badly injured but it is indeed an injury to his knee.

The 25-year-old is part of the key players Super Eagles of Nigeria, going into the FIFA World Cup playoffs against the Black Stars of Ghana.

The winner over two legs will earn one of Africa’s five tickets to the 22nd FIFA World Cup finals, scheduled for 14th November – 18th December this year in Qatar.