Pogba believes N’Golo Kante deserves to be crowned world best after seeing his country man win the UCL trophy with Chelsea
Kante was named man of the match consecutively thrice as Chelsea trashed through Real Madrid on both legs to beat Manchester City on the final on 29th of May.
The Frenchman’s efforts have been mostly spoken by many athletes and it’s considered more likely he would be crowned the Ballon d’Or winner.
Man United’s midfielder and his Country man, Paul Pogba didn’t hold back words to note Kante is the favorite for the award.
Speaking ahead for the Euro competition, Pogba said; “I said a long time ago that it would be appropriate, if Chelsea won [the Champions League], for him [N’Golo Kanté] to win the Ballon d’Or. It would be deserved too.”
Kante joined Chelsea from Leicester City back in 2016 and has managed 157 league appearances for the Blues.
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The 30-year-old is known for his relentless energy in the pitch as he has in several games made the most recoveries.
His speed and acceleration is exceptional as this even led to France National team manager jokingly telling him he runs faster the train.
Does N’Golo Kante have a chance on winning the Balloon d’Or
Just like most of the athletes have been saying, his success so far at Chelsea and mainly this season proves he clearly should be considered a contender.
While some also say, winning the Euro will help bolster his hopes of winning the award.