Thomas Tuchel reveals N’Golo Kante plan as Kevin De Bruyne opens up on Chelsea transfer

Here are your Chelsea morning headlines for Sunday, March 7.

Tuchel reveals Kante plan

Thomas Tuchel plans to manage N’Golo Kante’s minutes between now and the international break after admitting the Chelsea midfielder does the work of two players during matches.

“It was clear from the first second of training what this guy is capable of doing. It’s unbelievable.

“You see his intensity in the physical report after matches and you think they may have tracked two players and put it into the same sheet.

“He’s unbelievable in what he delivers in terms of intensity, in terms of ball recoveries, his devotion to the group is world-class, at the highest level. I am very, very happy he is in our squad.

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“He has come back from an injury so he will not play now every 90 minutes before the international break. We will manage him and we do that with the physical coaches.

“We have to take care that he is fit until the international break and when he comes back we hope he has the momentum where can rely on him in every game.

“I’m very happy to have him, Jorginho, and Kova [Kovacic] in defensive midfield, this is exactly the level we need to win games.

“So I am super happy with all of them.”

De Bruyne opens up on Chelsea exit

Kevin De Bruyne has explained his 2014 exit from Chelsea.

The midfielder has gone on to become one of the world’s best midfielders at Manchester City, leaving Chelsea to heavily regret the decision to let the Belgian go.

And seven years on, the 29-year-old has opened up on making the decision to leave to join Wolfsburg, a decision which ultimately led to him becoming a Manchester City superstar.

“I decided to go away because I felt I didn’t have any chances of playing at the time. I didn’t see more opportunities coming so for me, it was the best decision to leave Chelsea and go to a situation where I felt I could start…


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