Spanish and Barcelona legend Andreas Iniesta has laid bare his desire to play along N’golo kante, this is according to reports.
Currently in the world, Kante is adjudged as one of the best midfield marksman as he has helped Leicester City and Chelsea to clinching the League title – before he aided the Les Blues squad to conquering the World Cup in Russia.
He won the PFA player of the season in his debut season with Blues and he has continued to increase his stock despite being deployed in an unfamiliar position by Sarri.
Iniesta has lavished plaudits on the diminutive midfielder, revealing why he would have loved to play along him.
‘He’s a player I’d like to have had in my team for many years,’ Iniesta told RMC Sport.
‘He’s not going to come to Japan, but he’s definitely a player I love because of the work he does on the field and the confidence he has in his game.
‘His mastery makes him the centrepiece of Chelsea and the France national team.’
kante arrived Chelsea three years ago and he is tied to a contract until 2020. However, he has been linked with a move to Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain.