Kante to miss Euro 2020 qualifiers due to knee injury Featured

07 Jun 2019
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Kante will not be participating in Euro 2020 qualifiers match against Turkey and Andorra due to a knee injury.

The Blues midfielder picked up the injury in training for Chelsea ahead of the Europa League final with Arsenal.

He played in Europa final but he played no part of France match against Bolivia and its certain he won't play in France next two Euro 2020 qualifiers.

His injury was looked into by the squad’s medical team and a decision has been made. Kante will take no part in the two qualifiers, with the midfielder leaving the team Thursday evening.

“After meeting with the medical staff following the evolution of his right knee injury, coach Didier Deschamps decided to release the international midfielder from Chelsea FC before leaving for Konya, Turkey, scheduled for Friday morning,” read a statement from the French Football Federation.

By Ayodele Emaye

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