Former Chelsea’s manager Antonio Conte has named N’Golo Kante as his favorite Chelsea’s player ahead of Eden Hazard. The Italian manager who just announced as Inter Milan’s new manager on Friday, spent two seasons at Stamford Bridge before he was fired last summer.
Antonio Conte won the Premier League in his debut season at Chelsea and ended his time at the club with a victory over Manchester United in the FA Cup final. He indeed has an impressive season with The Blues on his first season. But that doesn’t last long.
N’Golo Kante joined Chelsea in Antonio Conte’s first summer at Stamford Bridge and he became a key role at the heart of the Italian’s midfielder. But sadly, his existence doesn’t help The Blues to defend the title in his second season as The Blues manager.
When asked to name his best player during his time at The Stamford Bridge, Antonio Conte told casino online Malaysia free credit that there are many good players at The Blues at that time. But if he had to mention one player over them all, he would like to mention N’Golo Kante. He described N’Golo Kante as a reliable and fantastic player.
N’Golo Kante Became A Key Role At The Heart Of Antonio Conte’s Squad
At the moment, Antonio Conte also explained why he felt N’Golo Kante was so special for him. He said that N’Golo Kante is a special player that always has a smile on his face, and there are no doubts that he is a reliable and fantastic player. Therefore he wishes the best for N’Golo Kante and his future.
At the interview, Antonio Conte also reminiscing his time at The Stamford Bridge and asked if he looks back at Chelsea with fondness or frustration. The former Italian team said that he must be delighted with his time at The Blues. When he arrived at Chelsea the club was out of the Europa League and Champions League, not to mention they had finished 10th in the Premier League table. He also believed he opened a new chapter for Chelsea with many young players, and at the same time, he succeeded to bring Chelsea to won The Premier League and reached the final of the FA Cup in the first season and then won the FA Cup in the second season.
Even though he has to end his career at The Stamford Bridge not in a very good way, Antonio Conte seems to be grateful for his time as Chelsea’s manager.