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Saha insists Chelsea midfielder Kante deserves Ballon d'Or

Former France striker Louis Saha insists Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante should be considered for the Ballon d'Or.

Kante's red-hot form continued into Euro 2020 as the tireless midfielder put in a dominant display as France beat Germany 1-0.

When asked if Kante deserved to win the Ballon d'Or, Saha told GamblingDeals: "If he did, I believe he would deserve it.

"There is no player, not even Ronaldo or Messi, that has been Man of the Match in both legs of the Champions League semi-final and final.

"Dominating the midfield alone whilst at the same time helping players moving forward. Going forward he was just a force.

"I haven't seen anyone do anything like that."

Saha continued: "I do remember some other winners of the Ballon d'Or, no disrespect to them, earning this amazing prize without those types of performances.

"So it would not be a scandal at all if Kante gets his hands on the trophy, he's been unreal.

"He plays as two players, playing outside of his role, moving forward and doing things that he's not supposed to do.

"Those aren't the characteristics of Messi or Ronaldo, where they stick to their job, scoring goals and amazing individual things...

"But it's also about being able to do both. He's unbelievable."

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