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The blues head coach Tuchel has revealed that N’Golo Kante’s recent history of injuries will undoubtedly be considered in contract negotiations with the midfielder.

The talented player has just one year left on his current deal at Stamford Bridge, and the Blues are keen to keep him in west London.

Kantes surely made only 26 Premier League appearances last season – his second-lowest tally since heading to England in 2015 – and he is currently sidelined with a muscle problem.

The Chelsea manager has admitted that this recent spate of injuries will impact the kind of contract offer that Kante will receive from Chelsea.

That time when he was asked if Kante’s injury record could be ignored in negotiations, Tuchel replied: “You cannot. You have to consider everything that is on the table and on the table is his potential, on the table is his influence, and his quality.

He added “But also on the table, of course, is his age, his salary and his injury rate. From there you build a whole picture and try to find a solution.”

The talented German tactician was then asked if it was possible for Chelsea to challenge for the biggest honours without Kante, to which he replied: “This is a key question and the answer is maybe no – but we try to. That’s what he replied with

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