Chelsea are weighing up the calculated “gamble” of pitching Thiago Silva and N’Golo Kante into Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final second leg at Tottenham.
Thiago Silva and N’Golo Kante will be injury doubts for Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Brighton on Wednesday.
Chelsea duo N’Golo Kante and Jorginho will battle it out with Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe for The Best FIFA men’s player award for 2021.
N’Golo Kante has handed Chelsea a boost by returning to training after self-isolation due to testing positive for Covid-19.
N’Golo Kante is not pushing for an exit from Chelsea despite interest from Antonio Conte’s Inter, who are considering signing the 29-year-old Frenchman to boost their midfield.
N’Golo Kante and Willian are in contention for Chelsea’s FA Cup final clash with Arsenal on Saturday, but Frank Lampard refused to be drawn on who will start in goal.
Chelsea need to be doing all they can to keep N’Golo Kante on their books, claims Dennis Wise, with the World Cup winner considered to still be the ‘main person’ for the Blues in the middle of the park.
N’Golo Kante has been ruled out of Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United at Wembley on Sunday.
Frank Lampard thinks N’Golo Kante might have to change the way he manages himself after a spate of injuries this season has often left him unavailable for selection.
Callum Hudson-Odoi was forced to miss out on Chelsea’s behind-closed-doors friendly against QPR on Sunday due to an ankle knock but the winger has overcome the injury to give Frank Lampard a full squad of options ahead of the Premier League’s restart.