Right after the team found the results to advance to the quarterfinals of the Champions League and move up a few ranks Premier League, Graham Potter received better news in Chelsea: N’Golo Kanté – The Best Of N’Golo Kanté He returned to play after seven months out.
Although until now he could never have had him available since the beginning of his time at the helm of the Blues, his return is getting closer. The midfielder’s last official match was on August 14 against Tottenham for the second round of the English league.
Precisely, the world champion with France in the 2018 World Cup in Russia participated in the friendly that the Blues substitutes played behind closed doors against Charlton, and which also had Thiago Silva and Mason Mount, in which he completed 60 minutes in basketball court.
Everything in advance of the commitments that are coming, such as the duels against Real Madrid to try to get into the best four in Europe, so the coach will have one more option in the midfield in the presence of Enzo Fernández and Mateo Kovacic .
In fact, Kanté was only able to feature in the first two games of Chelsea’s Premier League campaign, but he suffered a hamstring injury in the London derby with Spurs and a subsequent relapse forced him to undergo surgery.
His operation on October 18 sidelined him from defending the World Cup title with the French national team because he faced four months of recovery, but he is ready to return. There is no official date for his return, but it is a fact that Potter celebrates.
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