What if N’Golo Kanté won the Ballon d’Or in 2021? At a press conference, Didier Deschamps spoke about the chances of the Chelsea player.
The Champions League, and then the Euro? After lifting the cup with big ears with Chelsea against Manchester City (1-0) last Saturday, N’Golo Kanté is preparing to play in the European Championship with the France team. With great ambitions.
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Vice-European champions in 2016, world champions in 2018, the Blues will obviously aim for the final on July 11 in 2021. And in case of victory, would the midfielder have a chance of winning the Ballon d’Or? ?
“I don’t know if it’s accessible to a player who is not creative”
With Kurt Zouma and Olivier Giroud, Kanté would then become one of the three players to have won the two most important trophies of the season. And yet, Didier Deschamps does not really expect to see the man with the three lungs to be sacred …
“I don’t know if it’s accessible to a player who is not creative, who scores little. He can score a few goals and make a few assists but as a rule…”, qualified DD at a press conference on Tuesday. Whether in C1, PL, FA Cup or League Cup, Kanté did not actually score a single goal, for only three assists.
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“It happened, there were some like Fabio Cannavaro in 2006 or others in my time, like Matthias Sammer in 1996. As a general rule, in the majority of cases, it concerns a creative player, that is – ie decisive “, however, recalled the coach during an interview with RMC Sport.
The coronation of Kanté, three years after that of Luka Modric, the only man to have resisted the ogres Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi since the start of their hegemony in 2008, would however be a nice message sent to the world of football.