Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has been given the list of injuries ahead of their game against Newcastle United this Saturday.
France Boss Gives Update on Chelsea Star’s Status
France head coach Didier Deschamps has downplayed the severity of N’Golo Kante’s injury. The midfielder picked up a problem while warming up for a Euro 2020 Qualifier game against Iceland last Friday.
Chelsea Boss Praises Under-Fire Midfielder
Frank Lampard was full of praise for Jorginho after his performance during the Blues’ victory against Brighton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Lampard Must Use N’Golo Kante Wisely Following His Return
The return of N’Golo Kante last Sunday showed his importance to the team with his stellar performance. But while he was impressive with his game, a lot of critics are saying that Lampard may be putting Kante at risk. The Chelsea boss must manage Kante’s playing time lest risk him burning out.
Chelsea Must Aim to Keep Midfield Ace
Real Madrid are interested in signing Chelsea defensive midfielder N’Golo Kante, according to a report which was published by The Sun. The Frenchman was linked with a move to Los Blancos during the summer transfer window but ended up remaining at the Bridge.
Chelsea Boss Impressed by N’Golo Kante’s Performance Against Liverpool
Frank Lampard gave his rating on France international N’Golo Kante following their UEFA Super Cup game in Istanbul, Turkey. Kante did not start against Manchester United at Old Trafford. The Blues missed the Frenchman as they lost to Manchester United 4-0.
Lampard Picks Two Players Who Awed Him in Super Cup
Despite the UEFA Super Cup loss, Chelsea’s new boss, Frank Lampard, is still very optimistic about his players and the club.
Reason Why N’Golo Kante Flew Back from Chelsea Tour
N’Golo Kante has returned to the United Kingdom after complications arose from an injury he sustained earlier this year.
Chelsea New Boss Names Player He Can’t Wait to Work With
Chelsea’s new manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that N’Golo Kante will have a vital role in his new system for the Blues.
Kante Advises Team-Mates to Focus on Top Four More Than Europa League
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has advised his team-mates to focus more on securing a top-four finish this season than on winning the Europa League. The Blues face a tough test to finish in the top four this season amidst competition from the likes of Tottenham, Manchester United and Arsenal.
Sarri Explains Hazard’s and Kante’s Starting XI Omission Against Cardiff
Maurizio Sarri has provided an explanation regarding his decision to start both Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante on the bench against Cardiff, saying they needed rest at this point of the season.
Abject Cardiff Performance ‘Proof that Sarri Should be Sacked’
Chris Sutton reckons Maurizio Sarri’s decision to rest Chelsea talisman Eden Hazard in the win against Cardiff serves as proof the Italian should be given the sack at the end of the season.
Kante Plays Down Real Madrid Transfer Rumours
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has shut down speculation linking his name with an imminent move to La Liga giants Real Madrid.
Loftus-Cheek Prefers Midfield Position Instead of Wing
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has emphasised his desire of playing as a midfielder to Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri while he also reflected on the tight competition for places in the Blues midfield.
“Phenomenal” Kante Good Enough to Play in Every Position
Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has lauded midfielder N’Golo Kante anew, calling the Frenchman phenomenal and insisting he is good enough to play in every position.
Kante Being Played Out of Position Makes No Sense
Former Chelsea central defender Robert Huth has joined the chorus in criticising Maurizio Sarri’s use of N’Golo Kante in an advanced midfield role.
Pundit Thinks Zola Would Immediately Make One Change If He Replaced Sarri
Former England midfielder Steve McMahon reckons Gianfranco Zola would immediately install N’Golo Kante in the holding midfield role if he replaced Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea manager.
Merson: Only Three Chelsea Players Can Defend
Television pundit Paul Merson has claimed that only Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger and N’Golo Kante can defend in the Chelsea squad.
Sarri Methods May Force Chelsea Stars Out
Former Chelsea centreback Mario Melchiot believes N’Golo Kante and Eden Hazard may decide to head out of Stamford Bridge due to the methods of head coach Maurizio Sarri.
Ex-Chelsea Midfielder: Kante “Too Humble” to Question Midfield Position
Emmanuel Petit has challenged Maurizio Sarri’s decision to utilise N’Golo Kante out of the French midfielder’s favoured position while also claiming Jorginho “isn’t the right fit for the Premier League”.
Chelsea Midfielder Kante Admits That a Top-Four Finish is a Must
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has admitted that his team must finish in the top four this season. The Blues face a tough challenge to finish in the top four this season with the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United also proving that they are more than capable of securing Champions League football for next season.
Sarri Slammed for Playing Star Man Out of Position
Premier League pundit Tony Cascarino has slammed Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri for continuing to deploy defensive midfielder N’Golo Kante out of his natural position.
Kante Opens Up on New Advanced Midfield Role
Chelsea star N’Golo Kante has revealed that he has no issues playing in his new advanced midfield role under Maurizio Sarri and added that he has, in fact, been deployed in the position before.
Kante Opens Up on “Nicest Man in Football” Tag
True to form, N’Golo Kante has just revealed that even he does not consider himself as the nicest man in football, saying that he is just being himself.
Pundit Weighs In on Sarri’s Midfield Choices
Former Premier League star and current pundit Danny Higginbotham has given his opinion regarding the midfield situation at Chelsea, while also advocating for Ruben Loftus-Cheek to play a more significant role in the starting XI.