N’Golo Kante’s modesty, strength, and ability to support his teammates were admired by his Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel.
Tuchel described the France international as “a huge gift” after Kante played a crucial role in Chelsea’s Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid.
Tuchel hailed Kante’s contribution, telling reporters: “I never know the age of my players, I just judge from the performance. You play with N’Golo Kante and you always have more.
“His intensity and volume are outstanding. It is a pleasure to be a coach. He is a big gift for me, so humble, such a big helper on the pitch.
“He and Mateo Kovacic needed to step up today, we rely on them, and they took the weight on their shoulders and did a fantastic job.”