- N’Golo Kante is no longer playing in his favourite defensive midfield role at Chelsea
- Club chieftains are furious Maurizio Sarri is using the Frenchman wrongly and have reached a decision
- N’Golo Kante was Chelsea's player of the year in 2017 when they emerged EPL winners
N’Golo Kante is not well utilized by Italian manager Maurizio Sarri claims Chelsea eggheads after the club boss snubbed pleas to return the two-time Premier League winner to his favourite defensive midfield position.
According to Metro citing Daily Mail, Kante has been deployed to a move advance role by Sarri, following the arrival of £57m-rated Jorginho from Napoli in the summer.
A move that has seen Kante struggle to reenact his previous performances that has seen him emerge back-to-back EPL winner, along with the club’s player of the year under ex-boss Antonio Conte in his first season at Stamford Bridge.
Although Kante has not informed anyone about his unhappiness with regard to his new role, club’s eggheads insist the Frenchman’s quality is missing and are unhappy about Sarri’s refusal to reverse his tactics.
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At the last count, the Italian manager has come under severe lashing after Chelsea’s shambolic performances to Bournemouth and Manchester City, suffering heavy defeats that have seen Chelsea fallout of Champions League spot in the log.
Chelsea’s chiefs have now resolved to axe Sarri if he fails to beat Man United in the FA Cup on Monday night before another date with Man City in the Carabao Cup final contest.
Interestingly, Sarri was also ‘attacked’ by Chelsea squad members, after blacking out Gary Cahill for the umpteenth time in Thursday’s squad that played Malmo in the Europa League.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Chelsea players have moved against Maurizio Sarri's decision to blackout Gary Cahill from the first-team by requesting his immediate return.
According to a Daily Star report citing The Sun, the players are unhappy with the manner Sarri excluded the England international, who is still under contract with the Blues until the end of the campaign.
Interestingly, Cahill has been an important member of Chelsea squad since 2012, winning virtually all trophies aside the World Club Cup.
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