Chelsea star Kante contracts coronavirus, will miss Champions League Juventus clash
N'Golo Kante helped Blues win UEFA Champions League title
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has contracted the coronavirus and will miss a match against Juventus, the English football side confirmed Tuesday.
"N’Golo Kante has not travelled, with the French midfielder absent after testing positive for COVID-19, while Mason Mount is another absentee having been unable to shake off the injury that kept him out of Saturday’s defeat to Manchester City," the Blues said in a statement.
Chelsea said Reece James and Christian Pulisic remain sidelined.
Kante, 30, helped his team win a UEFA Champions League title, Europa League trophy and a Super Cup.
The Champions League match with Chelsea will be played Wednesday at Turin's Juventus Stadium.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.