Manchester City boss Pep Guradiola has expressed his admiration for N’Golo Kante, by admitted that he would like to partner the Frenchman alongside Kevin De Bruyne in middle of park for the Premier League champions.
Kante, 30, has gone strength to strength since his arrival at Stamford Bridge. The energetic operator has firmly established himself as one of the best central midfielders in the world of football.
The Frenchman, who made 217 appearances for the Blues, reportedly eyeing exit from Stamford Bridge due to injuries and a couple of Chelsea manager’s moving his position that impacted on his consistency in recent season.
But since Tuchel arrived, the 30-year-old midfielder proved he’s still a world-class operator by delivering big impression in several occasions especially in Chelsea Uefa Champions League competition.
Kante colossal display against Atletico Madrid and outstanding performances against Real Madrid over the the two legs were vital in helping the Blues reach the final of the UEFA Champions League while they also secured a top-four finish in the league as well.
And with Kante, who regarded as only player who could lock down Kevin De Bruyne when both encounter in Uefa Champions League final on Saturday evening, Pep Guradiola was delivered an huge impression about the Blues midfielder.
When asked who he would like to sign, Pep Gaurdiola could not hide his interest on Kante. He believes that he is in position to partner with Kevin De Bryune at the midfield thereby causing trouble to the opponents.
Pep Guradiola on the one player he would like to recruit: ‘N’Golo Kante for sure. He is a humble footballer and an incredibly intelligent player. Having him and Kevin de Bruyne would be massive for Manchester City, but Chelsea would never allow that to happen.’