N’Golo Kante has returned to training at Cobham after missing Chelsea’s last six matches with a hamstring injury.
Kante started the Blues’ first two Premier League matches of the campaign against Everton and Tottenham Hotspur, before picking up an injury in that draw with our London rivals in mid-August.
It’s welcome news for Graham Potter ahead of a mammoth month ahead, with nine matches scheduled across October in all competitions.
It will be the first time Chelsea will play that number of games in a calendar month since December last year.
Kante was joined by goalkeepers Kepa Arrizabalaga and Edouard Mendy, English duo Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Trevoh Chalobah, and also Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
In other news, former Chelsea player Mikel Obi has announced his retirement from the world of football. Mikel made the announcement on his official Instagram page.
Mikel has played for Al Kuwait SC but his contract was terminated by the club in November last year for undisclosed reasons. He had one year left on his contract.
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