Antonio Conte sends message to Chelsea fans about midfielder: He’s incredible

Antonio Conte singles out N'Golo Kante for special praise following his brilliant form for Chelsea this season

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Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante Photo: N'Golo Kante / Instagram

Antonio Conte has heaped praise on N’Golo Kante following his “incredible” first season at Chelsea.

The French midfielder has been one of the driving forces behind Chelsea’s title challenge this season and has been in superb for for the west London side this term.

Kante has earned plenty of praise for his displays for Chelsea since joining the Blues from Leicester City last summer.

His fine performances have not gone unnoticed, either, with Kante having been voted as the PFA player of the year this season.

And Chelsea boss Conte, who brought Kante to Stamford Bridge last summer, has been absolutely delighted by the France international’s attitude and performances this season.

Conte told a news conference on Thursday afternoon: “I can tell only positive things about N’Golo. He always has a smile on his face, he is working hard, it is fantastic.

“N’Golo is having a great season for us, I am pleased for him and to receive the best player award is great because in this league we have a lot of fantastic players.

“The best thing is that he has this will to improve, every day. It is incredible, in my life I’ve never saw another situation like this.”

Chelsea are chasing a domestic double this season and will take on Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley at the end of the month.

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The Blues return to Premier League action on Monday night with a home clash against Watford.

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