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​Arsenal legend Henry blown away by Chelsea star Kante: How does he do it!

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has lavished praise on Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante.

The French all action star is being tipped to win the Ballon D'Or after his performances in Europe with the Blues.

Kante helped them win the Champions League and is now hoping for Euro 2020 glory with France.

He told the FIVE YouTube channel: "Listen, you notice certain guys because they score and grab the headlines.

"But I rarely see a player who arrives before the ball. Like, he already knows the ball is going to land there. Sometimes he arrives before the ball and I'm like, "how does he do that?!"

"He reads the game to be able to intercept the ball without fouling or tackling most of the time. He arrives at the same time as the ball, sometimes earlier.

"The amount of times he turns a counter-attack for his opponent to a counter-attack for his team… You are building and suddenly he gets the ball and you're in trouble. So many times!

"So many times you see him getting the ball back and soon after it's a goal for Chelsea. The capacity he has to read the game and see where the ball is going, sometimes he gets there before the ball!

"It's not guessing. When they say a striker smells the goal, it's the same with Kante. He knows exactly where the ball is going and he can read the pass and the pattern of play."


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