'Kante is the best midfielder in the world'

UEFA Champions League

Chelsea star N'Golo Kante has been labelled the best midfielder in the world after helping his side clinch the UEFA Champions League.

The Blues secured their second European title on Saturday night after defeating Manchester City 1-0 in the final in Portugal.

Kante walked away with anothe Man of the Match accolade in the tournament, with his captain Cesar Azpilicueta giving the midfielder high praise after the match.

"It's straightforward, yes [he is the best in the world]," Azpilicueta said, as per Goal.

"He does everything. The energy he brings, I don't know how many ball recoveries he had today. The way he drives the ball forward, he covers so much ground.

"It is special to have him. Of course, when we don't have him we miss him. After winning the World Cup and now Champions League, he is still so humble as a person.

"I am so happy for him, he is a massive part of this team and I am very happy to have him next to me for a few years."

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