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Despite struggling with injuries this season and making just 22 appearances for the Blues, Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has been named the most valuable midfielder in the world.
This is according to Transfermarkt.com, who value Kante at around €80 million, more than twice as much as the fee paid for him by Chelsea in 2017.
According to Transfermarkt.com, the five most valuable midfielders in the world are N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba, Frenkie de Jong, Saul Niguez and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
Meanwhile, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard recentl hailed Kante as one of the best players in the world.
He told BT Sport: “We obviously need N’Golo Kante back in our team one of the best players in the world. I knew that before I became manager of Chelsea and know that now from working with him.
“I haven’t been able to have him much this year and of course going forward we of course want him fit and raring to go.”