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Didier Deschamps: "Not too serious for N'Golo Kanté".

12 October 2019

The Chelsea vital person, who has been going thru a assortment of ruin niggles this season, had been in the starting XI to utilize on Iceland in Les Bleus' Euro 2020 qualifier but became as soon as changed by Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko shortly sooner than kick-off.

France coach Didier Deschamps has performed down the severity of N'Golo Kante's ruin after the midfielder picked up a concern in the nice and cozy-up sooner than Friday evening's game.

Clearly Frank Lampard will have been concerned about Kante given his importance to Chelsea and Deschamps also had a slight dig about the Englishman's interference.

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"He had a feeling where he did not feel comfortable to play. I made the decision [to remove him from the team], because maybe it could get worse", quoted Deschamps as saying.

"I knew Moussa [Sissoko] would be ready".

The midfielder has struggled with injuries all season and did not feature in the last worldwide matches in September.

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"Lampard had asked me not to pick Kante at the last break", Deschamps told a press conference.

Kante has only played in four of Chelsea's eight Premier League games this season, though played 90 minutes in recent wins over Lille and Southampton.

But his latest setback could see the tireless midfielder miss Chelsea's next game against Newcastle United on October 19, with Mateo Kovacic poised to deputise if he fails to recover.

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