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Premier League: injured, N'Golo Kanté will miss a month of competition

2022-08-16T07:52:57.933Z

Bad news for Chelsea midfielder N'golo Kanté, who is unavailable for 3 or 4 weeks, injured in the ischio. His state of fo



Paul Pogba's injury was already worrying, but it is now another cador from the middle of the Blues who is sidelined.

N'Golo Kanté, an indispensable and tireless part of Didier Deschamps' 11, joins the infirmary.

While the eyes of the world were on the altercations between Antonio Conte and Thomas Tuchel, his injury exit during Chelsea-Tottenham on Sunday went more unnoticed.

After an acceleration in the 83rd minute, the Blues remained on the ground, visibly touched.

He left his place to Conor Gallagher.

According to L'Équipe, the former Caennais, who suffers from an hamstring injury to his right thigh, should be out of action for 3 or 4 weeks.

MRI scheduled for Tuesday

An estimate which will be specified this Tuesday thanks to an MRI.

For the moment, difficult to imagine N'Golo Kanté delivered in time to participate in the next gathering of the France team.

Coach Didier Deschamps will announce his next list of players on September 15.

A workforce that will challenge Austria at the Stade de France on September 22, before moving to Denmark 3 days later.

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For the midfielder, this injury is part of a black series.

Since 2018, the world champion has had physical glitches.

Last June, he missed 3 of the 4 games of the Blues, embarrassed in the knee.

Absences among others for him, who has been accumulating unavailability for a few seasons now.

His teammate with the Blues, Paul Pogba, holder with him in midfield during the last major competitions, is also unavailable.

He has been suffering from a lateral meniscus lesion since the end of July, synonymous with an estimated absence of at least five weeks.

Source: leparis

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