Since arriving at the club from Leicester in 2016, French midfielder N’golo Kante has played a pivotal role in the club’s domestic and European success, and the potential return of their midfield engine has got some fans particularly excited ahead of their Champions League clash with Lille.
Kante, 28, was unavailable for the club’s Premier League victory over Brighton & Hove Albion, but the club have confirmed that the midfielder is set to return to action on Wednesday night.
The Frenchman’s importance to Chelsea is well-documented, particularly after Lampard has returned to playing the defensive midfielder in his natural holding role, but his potential return to action has got some fans excited ahead of a crucial European tie. Check out some of the best reactions below.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 1, 2019
Key component to out team can’t wait to see him back in action
— Chelsea Fans F.C (@Jimmy_LFT) October 1, 2019
Humble and best footballer
— Charles kipkoech (@Charles41355022) October 1, 2019
— Aduloju Samuel (@AdulojuSamuel) October 1, 2019
— JuruTulis. (@sirnajati19) October 1, 2019
— Ba Milan (@MilanChipaike) October 1, 2019
I’m not crying, you are!
— Feel Chelsea (@FeelChels) October 1, 2019
The General is back.
— Olawale Adigun (@Olawarrley) October 1, 2019
— Super Frank Era (@SuperFrankEra) October 1, 2019
BEST. NEWS. EVER.
— (@KepaCleanSheet) October 1, 2019