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Lampard confirms N’Golo Kante misses Leicester City clash

Mon 18 January 2021 | 17:14

Frank Lampard confirmed Kante is sustaining a hamstring injury and is unavailable ahead of their clash with Foxes.

Chelsea

manager

Frank Lampard

has confirmed

N'Golo Kante

will not be available for their trip to face Leicester City in the Premier League on Tuesday evening.

Kante was out of Chelsea's win over Fulham due to suspension upon picking up five yellow cards, and will also sit out of the clash against his former club

Leicester City

due to a hamstring issue that bothered him after the 3-1 loss against Manchester City.

"Andreas Christensen's available, and N'Golo Kante, unfortunately, isn't, his hamstring isn't ready,"

Lampard confirmed in his press conference at Cobham Training Cente

r.

Lampard gave his thoughts on the outgoings and believes the outgoings do not necessarily mean that the Blues will make new signings in the winter transfer window.

"In terms of players, I think it is great for Danny to leave and go and play for himself to try and get some games,"

he added

. "Fikayo's a developing player. As a squad, we had four center-backs last year, and you can't play four in one game. You try to find consistency at different times. At one point Fikayo was in that, and then later on not so much.

"I am not concerned with getting players out to bring some in at this point. I am trying to make sure the balance of the squad is right and if players do move on, then that's beneficial for them and our squad, I see that as a positive."


source: SportMob