Ngolo Kante back in Blue? Deschamps’ cash response!


By: Manu Tournoux

Will we one day see N’Golo Kanté in the French team again? This Sunday on the show, Téléfoot, Didier Deschamps spoke about a possible return of the 2018 world champion in Blue. The national coach admits to having preferred other options but does not close the door to the midfielder.

I took other options with younger players which also give satisfaction. I do not rule out, but I make sure to anticipate, to foresee the medium term, “ did he declare. N’Golo Kanté continues his meetings in the Saudi championship with the Al-Ittihad club. Not enough to convince his coach to recall him.

An unlikely return for Ngolo Kante?

At 32, N’Golo Kanté is closer to the start than the end of his career. Last summer, the former Chelsea player chose to join Saudi Arabia to continue his career. A rather surprising choice as the Frenchman had the capabilities to continue to evolve at the highest level in Europe.

In addition, since the 2022 World Cup, the France team has seen the emergence of new midfielders such as Aurélien Tchouaméni, Adrien Rabiot and Eduardo Camavinga. Young players like Warren Zaire-Emery are also emerging in the Blues.

It is therefore difficult to see the 2021 European champion with Chelsea returning to the coach’s plans. Unless there is a big surprise in May. Suspense…

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