There is the feeling these days that you just want to wrap up N’Golo Kante in cotton wool whenever he plays, he is that important for this team.
He proved that once again on Sunday coming on as a half time sub and being the absolute game-changer that his team needed to help control the game and get the all important three points against local rivals Spurs.
Chelsea need Kante to stay fit after a string of injuries in recent seasons, which has become a real concern.
But there is positive news on his immediate condition after playing 45 minutes yesterday since his return from his latest injury, as provided by Kante himself via the Chelsea website.
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Luckily Kante says he is feeling better after coming through the match, which will be music to the ears of Thomas Tuchel and every single Chelsea fan in the land.
We all know how important it is to keep this guy fit, being the world class player that he is, but as Kante explains below, things are positive right now…
“I am feeling better. I think we managed the injury very well. I took time to come onto the pitch and I am happy to be back and I felt very good.”