Blow to Chelsea as star defender limps off for France hamstring strain

Blow to Chelsea as star defender limps off for France hamstring strain

- Chelsea defender Ngolo Kante limped off during France's World cup qualifier victory over Bulgaria

- The injury is suspected to be a hamstring

- Kante's injury will be a huge blow for the Blues

N'golo Kante limped off with a suspected hamstring injury in France's clash with Bulgaria.

N’Golo Kante limps off for France with suspected hamstring strain

N’Golo Kante limps off for France with suspected hamstring strain (photo: AFP)

The Chelsea midfielder clutched the back of his leg as he left the pitch in the first half of the World Cup qualifier.

N’Golo Kante limps off for France with suspected hamstring strain

N’Golo Kante is certain to miss Chelsea's next Premier League game away to Crystal Palace (photo: AFP)

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Kante's injury is a huge blow for Chelsea with the Frenchman critical in the holding midfield position for the club.

And the injury comes at a busy time for the Blues with six games between next weekend and the end of October.

Kante is likely to be out of action for Chelsea when they visit Crystal Palace next in the Premier League on Saturday, September 14, before facing Roma in the Champions League.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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