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Kante to miss France’s next two qualifiers due to injury

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante will not play any part in France's next two World Cup Qualifiers after sustaining an injury. The Frenchman tweaked his hamstring during the 1 all draw against Ukraine on Wednesday night. He will now return to Chelsea to undergo treatment, as confirmed by France in an official press release. "N'Golo Kante will not take part in the next two matches of the French team on Sunday in Kazakhstan and three days later in Bosnia-Herzegovina," a statement on the French Football Federation website reads. "The Chelsea midfielder felt a pain in the hamstrings of the left thigh at the very end of the match against Ukraine on Wednesday at the Stade de France. He had clinical and radiological examinations on Thursday, which revealed a small lesion. "In consultati...
Conte insists Kante will only play when he is 100% fit.

Conte insists Kante will only play when he is 100% fit.

  Antonio Conte has disclosed that N'Golo Kante will play no part in the team till he is 100% fit. Kante returned to training for Chelsea on Monday after suffering a hamstring injury while playing for the French national team in early October, but was absent from the bench for Chelsea's Champions League match against Roma at the Stadio Olympico. READ: UCL MATCH DAY FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS AND BETTING TIPS Conte will definitely need Kante back in the team as they face Manchester United this weekend in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge, especially after the the 3 nil bashing from Roma in which Fabregas and Bakayoko were dominated in the blues' midfield. However, Conte has insisted he will not gamble with the fitness of the player ahead of the big game on Sunday. “After a...