N'Golo Kante

Born: March 29, 1991 (age 26)

Height: 5'6.5" (169cm)

Hometown: Paris, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Midfielder
Team: Chelsea (no. 7)
N'Golo Kante in action for Chelsea on August 15, 2016
Career History
Senior2013-2015Caen
2015-2016Leicester City
2016-Chelsea
Sports Mole has 386 articles about N'Golo Kante. Articles 1 to 40:
Hornets players complain to Jon Moss after Pedro nets the opener during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Watford on October 21, 2017
Result: Chelsea strike late to beat Watford
Chelsea come from 2-1 behind to record a 4-2 victory over Watford in Saturday afternoon's pulsating Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge.
14:33
Tiemoue Bakayoko in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea on August 20, 2017
Tiemoue Bakayoko: 'My style is different to that of Nemanja Matic'
Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko insists that he is not trying to copy the style of former Blues man Nemanja Matic.
09:51
N'Golo Kante in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante on track for early return'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that midfielder N'Golo Kante's hamstring injury is less severe than first feared.
Oct 20, 15:05
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'I won't rush return of Danny Drinkwater'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that he will not rush the return of Danny Drinkwater, who is still recovering from a calf injury.
Oct 20, 14:22
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea are struggling for midfielders'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that Cesc Fabregas could be the only senior midfielder to make the squad for the Premier League fixture with Watford.
Oct 20, 13:47
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea are always playing the same players'
Antonio Conte is unhappy at being unable to rotate his squad after David Luiz was forced off injured during Chelsea's 3-3 draw against Roma in the Champions League.
Oct 18, 22:43
Antonio Conte orders the gabagool during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Antonio Conte 'laid into Chelsea players after Crystal Palace defeat'
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reportedly launched an angry tirade at his players after the team were stunned by Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Oct 16, 21:54
Gary Cahill celebrates with a chilled-out Antonio Conte after the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Roma
Sports Mole previews Wednesday evening's Champions League group-stage tie between Chelsea and Roma at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 16, 14:06
Victor Moses in action for Chelsea on October 1, 2016
Chelsea midfielder Victor Moses ruled out for a month?
Chelsea midfielder Victor Moses will reportedly miss the next month of action after sustaining a hamstring injury against Crystal Palace.
Oct 16, 12:12
Thibaut Courtois shows off his impressive nasal side profile on December 14, 2015
Thibaut Courtois: 'Chelsea have no excuses for Crystal Palace defeat'
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois insists that the Blues can have no excuses for their 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
Oct 16, 11:26
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte gesticulates on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on October 1, 2016
Antonio Conte blames shock Crystal Palace defeat on injuries
Antonio Conte says that "it is not simple" trying to win games without key players available, having seen his Chelsea side slip to a costly defeat away at Crystal Palace.
Oct 14, 21:02
Antonio Conte orders the gabagool during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Team News: Wilfried Zaha returns for Crystal Palace against Chelsea
Wilfried Zaha makes his return from injury as Crystal Palace host Chelsea this afternoon.
Oct 14, 14:06
Antonio Conte orders the gabagool during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'I want to keep David Luiz in defence'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that he is trying to avoid using David Luiz as a midfielder, despite the absence of N'Golo Kante and Danny Drinkwater.
Oct 13, 18:36
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Alvaro Morata ruled out of Chelsea's Crystal Palace trip
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reveals that Alvaro Morata will miss Saturday's trip to Crystal Palace with a hamstring injury.
Oct 13, 13:41
A general view of the stadium ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park on Augsut 18, 2013
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
Oct 12, 12:30
N'Golo Kante in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
N'Golo Kante to miss six Chelsea games?
Chelsea reportedly fear that midfielder N'Golo Kante could be missing from their next half-a-dozen fixtures with a hamstring injury.
Oct 12, 11:16
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: France secure spot at 2018 World Cup
France book their spot in the finals of the 2018 World Cup courtesy of a 2-1 win over Belarus in their final Group A clash.
Oct 10, 21:38
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Team News: Three changes for France ahead of crucial Belarus clash
France boss Didier Deschamps makes three changes to his starting XI ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Belarus.
Oct 10, 19:06
N'Golo Kante in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Paris Saint-Germain to launch £90m bid for Chelsea star N'Golo Kante?
Paris Saint-Germain reportedly plan a £90m swoop for Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante next summer.
Oct 10, 10:27
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
First five Ballon d'Or 2017 nominees revealed
Two Real Madrid players have been nominated for the 2017 Ballon d'Or award, while Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar and Juventus ace Paulo Dybala are also in the running.
Oct 9, 09:25
N'Golo Kante in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Didier Deschamps unsure on severity of N'Golo Kante injury
Didier Deschamps is unwilling to put a timeframe on Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante's injury layoff, but confirms that he will miss the midweek visit of Belarus.
Oct 8, 13:37
N'Golo Kante in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
N'Golo Kante: 'I do not regret picking Chelsea over Paris Saint-Germain'
N'Golo Kante does not regret turning down a move to boyhood club Paris Saint-Germain in favour of a switch to Chelsea.
Oct 8, 12:15
N'Golo Kante in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Claude Makelele: 'Every manager would want N'Golo Kante'
Chelsea legend Claude Makelele hails compatriot N'Golo Kante as the "complete midfielder" and believes that every manager in world football would love to have him.
Oct 7, 22:32
Antoine Griezmann flaunts his locks during the World Cup qualifier between France and the Netherlands on August 31, 2017
Result: France return to top of Group A
France return to the top of their 2018 World Cup qualification group courtesy of a 1-0 win over Bulgaria on Saturday night.
Oct 7, 21:39
N'Golo Kante in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
N'Golo Kante limps out of France match with hamstring injury
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante limps out of France's World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria after just 34 minutes due to a hamstring injury.
Oct 7, 20:59
Liverpool defender Joel Matip in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Jamie Redknapp: 'Liverpool defenders are not good enough'
Former Liverpool captain Jamie Redknapp believes that the club are paying the price for failing to bring in Virgil van Dijk from Southampton during the summer.
Oct 3, 16:52
Tiemoue Bakayoko and N'Golo Kante deny all knowledge as Raheem Sterling goes down during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on September 30, 2017
Result: Manchester City outclass Chelsea to regain top spot
Kevin De Bruyne scores against his former club to hand Manchester City a 1-0 win over champions Chelsea as Pep Guardiola's side regain top spot in the Premier League.
Sep 30, 19:23
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard makes first Premier League start of season
Eden Hazard makes his first Premier League start of the season as Chelsea welcome Manchester City.
Sep 30, 16:33
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard starts against Atletico Madrid
Eden Hazard is handed a start for Chelsea's trip to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Sep 27, 18:38
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard still on Chelsea bench
Eden Hazard remains on the bench as Chelsea visit Stoke City.
Sep 23, 14:01
Antonio Conte cleans his face during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Preview: Stoke City vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Stoke City and Chelsea at the bet365 Stadium.
Sep 21, 16:29
N'Golo Kante and Aaron Ramsey in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Arsene Wenger hails "magnificent" Aaron Ramsey
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger lavishes praise on Aaron Ramsey following the midfielder's performance during his side's goalless draw with Chelsea.
Sep 17, 20:55
N'Golo Kante in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'N'Golo Kante is now a complete player'
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes that midfielder N'Golo Kante is now a "complete player", having improved his skills in possession.
Sep 16, 23:00
Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta clears from Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez during the FA Cup final on May 27, 2017
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole selects a combined XI of Chelsea and Arsenal players ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between the London rivals at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 15, 12:18
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante in action against Watford during the Premier League match on May 15, 2017
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante identifies Alexandre Lacazette as Arsenal threat
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante says that Alexandre Lacazette is the key to stopping Arsenal on Sunday.
Sep 13, 15:46
Cesc Fabregas celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Cesc Fabregas 'facing Chelsea axe for visit of Arsenal'
A report claims that Cesc Fabregas will be dropped to the bench for the visit of Arsenal next weekend, as Chelsea boss Antonio Conte favours a powerful midfield.
Sep 13, 15:22
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Team News: Alvaro Morata, Eden Hazard on Chelsea bench
Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard start among the substitutes as Chelsea welcome Qarabag in the Champions League.
Sep 12, 18:56
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante during the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'N'Golo Kante proving he is Premier League's best player'
Antonio Conte claims that Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante is still improving his all-round game, having seen him net a rare goal at the weekend.
Sep 11, 14:04
Craig Shakespeare watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Craig Shakespeare: 'Big moments not going Leicester City's way'
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare claims that his side have suffered from big moments going against them during the opening stages of the season.
Sep 9, 21:13
Antonio Conte is king of the world after the Premier League game between Leicester City and Chelsea on September 9, 2017
Antonio Conte hails Alvaro Morata, N'Golo Kante displays
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reserves special praise for goalscorers Alvaro Morata and N'Golo Kante following his side's 2-1 win over Leicester City.
Sep 9, 21:03



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