By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline
Published: 11:20 BST, 3 May 2020 | Updated: 11:38 BST, 3 May 2020
Frank Lampard has labelled N'Golo Kante as 'one of the best players in the world' as the Chelsea boss has lamented the influential Frenchman's absence at spells this season.
Since arriving at Leicester in 2015, Kante has become one of the best midfielders in the Premier League, impressing with his relentless energy and drive from the engine room for the Foxes and Chelsea, as well as for his international side.
However, the World Cup winner and two-time Premier League champion has endured an injury-hit season, leaving a gaping hole in Lampard's midfield.
Frank Lampard has labelled N'Golo Kante as one of the best players in world football
The Chelsea midfielder has been an influential figure in his four seasons at Stamford Bridge
Kante has been out since February with an adductor issue picked up against Manchester United, but Lampard is hopeful that the