“He was a bright spark” – Joe Cole hails Chelsea player for his performance against Porto. It’s not Pulisic

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Chelsea legend Joe Cole has hailed Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante for his performance against FC Porto on Tuesday night.

The Frenchman was a doubt to start the game due to fitness issues but played 90 minutes against the Portuguese side following an injury in training to Mateo Kovacic.

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Despite being a late inclusion in the lineup, Kante impressed in midfield against the Portuguese side.

Cole told BT Sport: “I thought Kante was the bright spark, I thought he held it together in there.”

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