Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo has challenged everyone to come up with any recollections of Kante resorting to a sliding tackle.
Emenalo revealed Kante rarely resorts to a sliding tackle because he is an intelligent footballer who knows how to anticipate.
“He doesn’t,” Emenalo pointed out.
“Because he is intelligent, he gets in position and knows how to nick the ball away and how to anticipate.
“And that is what makes him great, not because he is 10 feet tall or has muscles popping out everywhere.
“It is because he is absolutely, fantastically clued in to playing football.”