N'Golo Kante: EPL star resumes individual training session at Chelsea despite fears

N'Golo Kante: EPL star resumes individual training session at Chelsea despite fears

- N’Golo Kante was pictured having an individual session at the Cobham training centre

- The 29-year-old was reportedly permitted by team manager Frank Lampard

- Kante earlier decided to boycott training over deadly coronavirus fears

Despite coronavirus concerns in the UK, Chelsea star N’golo Kante has resumed personal training sessions at Chelsea’s Cobham training ground.

It was gathered that this followed a successful chat with the team manager Frank Lampard who gave the go-ahead to the player.

English Premier League clubs have voted for the season to restart on Wednesday, June 17 with Arsenal facing off with Manchester City at the Etihad.

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According to SunSport, the new fixture upon return will also see Aston Villa take on Sheffield United in the first games back after the break.

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Plans were in place for the season to resume on Friday 19 June, but the Telegraph claim that has been scrapped.

One match is then expected to be played on the Friday before a full round of fixtures across the weekend. It was also gathered that Premier League chiefs are working on an idea in which the season will ends latest August 2.

Premier League organisers might have concluded plans to play the remaining 92 games in the 2019-20 season within 35 days.

Kante’s presence may boost Frank Lampard as the Blues want a strong EPL finish - set to resume on June 17.

Kante was granted compassionate leave by Chelsea to stay away from training after expressing fears over the coronavirus last week, raising serious doubts as to whether he'd be willing to feature in their remaining nine EPL games.

The Blues currently occupy the final Champions League qualifying berth in fourth place, but only three points separate themselves and fifth-placed Manchester United.

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The EPL star was pictured attending the first day of phase one training last week, but informed the club of his stance and missed sessions over concerns surrounding safety.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero has thrown his weight behind his Chelsea teammate N'golo Kante over his decision to boycott training over deadly coronavirus fears.

The Premier League is scheduled to return back to action next month after about two months of suspension due to the ravaging effect of the infection.

Having being given the green light by the UK government to return to training, the Frenchman opted out from the sessions owing to health reasons.

And according to Daily Mail, the World Cup-winning star has had health issues in the past after collapsing during training two years ago.

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