N'Golo Kante Still A Force To Be Reckoned With, Says Chelsea's Thomas Tuchel | Football News


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NGolo Kante Still A Force To Be Reckoned With, Says Chelseas Thomas Tuchel

N’Golo Kante Still A Force To Be Reckoned With, Says Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel | Football News

Premier League: Thomas Tuchel and N’Golo Kante throughout Chelsea’s match vs Sheffield United.© AFP

Thomas Tuchel dismissed on Wednesday fears that N’Golo Kante’s spate of hamstring accidents may diminish the France World Cup winner’s midfield dynamism, declaring himself a “big fan”. Kante will begin Thursday’s FA Cup fifth-round conflict at Barnsley in a much-changed Blues line-up, with new boss Tuchel delighted by the 29-year-old’s return to health. Chelsea boss Tuchel has tipped the “humble” midfielder to rediscover his aggressive, ball-winning greatest type. “I am completely not involved about his high quality,” Tuchel mentioned. “From what I see on the pitch in video games and what I see on the pitch at Cobham, it is every part I anticipated — and I anticipated rather a lot, I can inform you.


“I am an enormous fan and I can see the enter he has on groups, he makes groups higher, he makes guys round him really feel comfy.

“He has the mentality of a water-carrier, however on such a excessive stage.”

Tuchel, who has taken 10 factors out of 12 within the Premier League since he replaced Frank Lampard final month, mentioned he was assured that Chelsea may handle Kante’s workload.

The Frenchman made substitute appearances in wins towards Tottenham and Sheffield United.


“I feel N’Golo matches into any supervisor’s plans on the planet,” the previous Paris Saint-Germain boss mentioned.

“I used to be determined to have him in my groups up to now. He’s a giant Chelsea participant and probably the greatest midfielders on the planet. So I’m so fortunate to have him in my squad and that he’s again match once more.”

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