N’Golo Kante has been dominated out of France’s World Cup qualifiers towards Kazakhstan and Bosnia and Herzegovina after selecting up a hamstring damage.
The Chelsea midfielder performed the total 90 minutes of Les Bleus’ 1-1 draw with Ukraine on Wednesday night and after feeling ache on the finish of the match, he’ll now play no additional half for the World Cup holders through the worldwide break.
Kante, 29, has had ongoing damage issues during the last couple of seasons and Blues boss Thomas Tuchel will now be sweating over his health with a vital Champions League quarter-final tie towards Porto arising in April.
An announcement from the French Soccer Federation learn: “N’Golo Kanté is not going to participate within the subsequent two matches of the French workforce on Sunday in Kazakhstan and three days later in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
“The Chelsea midfielder felt a ache within the hamstrings of the left thigh on the very finish of the match towards Ukraine on Wednesday on the Stade de France.
“He had medical and radiological examinations on Thursday, which revealed a small lesion.
“In session with Physician Franck Le Gall, nationwide coach Didier Deschamps determined to place N’Golo Kanté again on the disposal of his membership on Friday.
“N’Golo Kanté is not going to get replaced. It’s due to this fact a gaggle of twenty-five gamers who will fly to Kazakhstan on Friday morning.”
He’ll return to Chelsea on Friday night time after Didier Deschamps allowed him to withdraw from the remainder of the camp.