N'Golo Kanté (born 29 March 1991) is a French professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for the English club Chelsea and the France national team.
He made his senior debut at Boulogne and then spent two seasons at Caen, the latter in Ligue 1. In 2015, he joined Leicester City for a fee of £5.6 million, winning the Premier League in his only season at the club. The following year, he joined Chelsea for a reported fee of £32 million.
Kanté made his senior international debut for France in 2016. He was included in their squad that finished runners-up at that year's European Championship.Close