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Redknapp a big fan of Chelsea star Kante - ‘He’s Makelele, Keane & Vieira in one’

Jamie Redknapp has spoken glowingly of Chelsea star N'Golo Kante.

The French midfielder has been named the PFA Players' Player of the Year for 2016/17 after a stellar campaign for the Premier League title favourites.

Speaking of Kante's award, Sky Sports pundit Redknapp attempted to compare the diminutive ace to a trio of past star midfielders.

He said: "If you're talking about great defensive midfield players, he's [Claude] Makelele, [Roy] Keane and [Patrick] Vieira all rolled into one.

"A special talent and it's so good to see him getting rewarded by his peers, and what a year he has had, incredible player."

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