EPL: How Kante fainted during training with Chelsea team-mates

Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante, fainted at the club’s training ground ahead of their Premier League fixture at Manchester City.

Telegraph Sport reports that shocked team-mates were terrified Kante had suffered a heart problem, when he momentarily passed out in front of them after training last Friday, just two days before the game.

A club doctor came in immediately after he slumped in the dressing room.

When he regained consciousness, Kante was sent to a specialist for a series of cardiology tests.

The France international was not found to have any heart issue and travelled with the rest of the squad to the Etihad, where they lost 1-0 to Pep Guardiola’s men.

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No specific reason was given by the specialist as to why Kante would have fainted, but it has been suggested that last week’s freezing temperatures may have been a contributing factor.

He is expected to be available for Saturday’s Premier League game against Crystal Palace and next week’s Champions League last-16 clash against Barcelona.

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