Football: N’Golo Kanté, tested positive for Covid-19, could be forfeited for the next Blues match
The news was announced on Tuesday, September 28 by the coach of his club, Chelsea, a few hours from a Champions League match for the Blues, and a few days from the next gathering of the France team.
Chelsea and France team midfielder N’Golo Kanté has contracted Covid-19, London team coach Thomas Tuchel announced on Tuesday, September 28.
He was placed in isolation, and will miss at least the next two meetings of the Blues: this Wednesday against Juventus Turin in the Champions League, and Saturday against Southampton in the Premier League (the English championship).
News that could have repercussions on the France team. The Blues are indeed expected next Monday (October 4) in Clairefontaine (Yvelines) for the rally, before facing the following Thursday (October 7) Belgium in the semi-final of the League of Nations. We could move towards a package, the English government requires 10 days of quarantine in the event of contamination with Covid.