N'Golo Kante

Born: March 29, 1991 (age 25)

Height: 5'6.5" (169cm)

Hometown: Paris, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Midfielder
Team: Leicester City (no. 14)
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Career History
Senior2013-2015Caen
2015-Leicester City
Sports Mole has 87 articles about N'Golo Kante. Articles 1 to 40:
Claudio Ranieri and big Sam Allardyce on the touchline during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Leicester City on April 10, 2016
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri confident of keeping key players
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri is "very, very confident" that none of his key players will leave the King Power Stadium this summer.
May 5, 14:05
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Report: Leicester City's N'Golo Kante available for £20m
A report in France claims that midfielder N'Golo Kante has a £20m release clause written into his Leicester City contract.
May 4, 09:14
Leicester City duo Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez celebrate during a Premier League game on November 21, 2015
Owners: 'No Leicester City departures'
The owners of Premier League champions Leicester City vow that none of their key players will leave the club at the end of the season.
May 3, 09:15
Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Leicester City on April 10, 2016
Jamie Vardy named Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is named the Football Writers' Association's Footballer of the Year.
May 2, 10:04
ortugal's midfielder William Carvalho takes part in a training session in Praia del Rey, near Obidos, on November 11, 2013
Leicester City identify N'Golo Kante replacement?
If N'Golo Kante leaves Leicester City in the summer, Claudio Ranieri is reportedly keen to secure the services of Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.
May 1, 09:43
Victor Wanyama celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United on April 9, 2016
Report: Leicester City want Southampton's Victor Wanyama
A report claims that Leicester City will move for Southampton's Victor Wanyama if they lose in-demand N'Golo Kante at the end of the season.
Apr 29, 20:36
Anthony Martial of Manchester United and Ngolo Kante of Leicester City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Preview: Manchester United vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford, where the Foxes would win the title with victory.
Apr 29, 13:47
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Report: Manchester United eye Leicester City's N'Golo Kante
A report claims that Manchester United will move for Leicester City's French midfielder N'Golo Kante at the end of the season.
Apr 28, 14:36
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Thierry Henry: 'Arsenal should sign N'Golo Kante'
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry calls on the Gunners to sign Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante at the end of the season.
Apr 22, 20:56
Leicester City duo Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez celebrate during a Premier League game on November 21, 2015
Leicester City, Tottenham Hotspur dominate PFA Premier League Team of the Year
Eight Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City players are named in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year, but there is no place for Arsenal's Mesut Ozil.
Apr 21, 19:26
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri consoles Jamie Vardy after he was sent off on April 17, 2016
Result: Ten-man Leicester City rescue late draw to move eight points clear
Leonardo Ulloa scores a 95th-minute penalty to rescue a 2-2 draw for Leicester City against West Ham United, sending the Foxes eight points clear at the top of the table.
Apr 17, 15:28
 Slaven Bilic looks on prior to the Premier League match between Norwich City and West Ham United on February 13, 2016
Slaven Bilic: 'West Ham United were interested in signing N'Golo Kante'
Slaven Bilic reveals that Leicester City's star midfielder N'Golo Kante could have been playing for West Ham United this season.
Apr 16, 10:10
Claudio Ranieri surveys the pitch ahead of the Premier League game between Sunderland and Leicester City on April 10, 2016
Preview: Leicester City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between league leaders Leicester City and top-four chasing West Ham United at the King Power Stadium.
Apr 15, 13:19
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Report: Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante available for £20m
Leicester City will be forced to accept offers of £20m for French midfielder N'Golo Kante at the end of the season, according to a report.
Apr 14, 13:39
Leicester City duo Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez celebrate during a Premier League game on November 21, 2015
Leicester City trio Kante, Mahrez, Vardy on PFA Players' Player shortlist
Leicester City trio N'Golo Kante, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy are included on the PFA Players' Player of the Year shortlist.
Apr 13, 13:11
Jamie Vardy (R) oal with his team mate Danny Drinkwater (L) during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on October 17, 2015
Team News: Leicester City's internationals all feature
The likes of Jamie Vardy, Danny Drinkwater and N'Golo Kante all return from international duty to start for league leaders Leicester City against Southampton.
Apr 3, 12:36
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Claudio Ranieri admits N'Golo Kante Leicester City exit possible
Claudio Ranieri appears to admit that N'Golo Kante could leave Leicester City this summer if the right offer comes in.
Apr 1, 14:36
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Leicester City at St Mary's Stadium on October 17, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between the league leaders Leicester City and Europe-chasing Southampton.
Apr 1, 14:35
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Midfielder N'Golo Kante coy on Leicester City future
Leicester City's French midfielder N'Golo Kante declines the opportunity to confirm that he will remain with the Premier League leaders next season.
Mar 30, 09:36
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Report: Juventus preparing N'Golo Kante move
Juventus reportedly put plans in motion for a summer move for Leicester City's French midfielder N'Golo Kante.
Mar 26, 18:28
Antoine Griezmann celebrates after scoring a goal during the friendly football match between the Netherlands and France on March 25, 2016
Result: France see off Netherlands in dramatic style on emotional night in Amsterdam
France recover from a late setback to see off the Netherlands 3-2 in an entertaining contest at the Amsterdam ArenA.
Mar 25, 21:47
Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Newcastle United on March 14, 2016
Team News: Leicester City unchanged for Crystal Palace trip
Leicester City name an unchanged XI for the trip to Crystal Palace, who welcome back Wayne Hennessey between the sticks.
Mar 19, 14:04
Reverend Claudio Ranieri during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Leicester City at Selhurst Park.
Mar 18, 00:11
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
France coach Didier Deschamps gushes over "complete" N'Golo Kante after call-up
Didier Deschamps says that N'Golo Kante is a "complete" midfielder after calling him up to the France squad.
Mar 17, 21:38
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and West Ham United on March 13, 2016
Dimitri Payet, N'Golo Kante make France squad
West Ham United attacker Dimitri Payet and Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante are both included in France's latest international squad.
Mar 17, 13:40
Danny Drinkwater celebrates getting the equaliser during the Premier League game between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion on March 1, 2016
Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater receives first England call-up
Danny Drinkwater's form for league leaders Leicester City sees him included in the England squad for this month's friendlies against Germany and Holland.
Mar 17, 11:29
Claudio Ranieri has a chuckle prior to the game between Aston Villa and Leicester on January 16, 2016
Claudio Ranieri warns Riyad Mahrez, N'Golo Kante over moves
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri warns Foxes duo Riyad Mahrez and N'Golo Kante of the pressure facing them if they decide to move to La Liga.
Mar 16, 14:19
Ronald Koeman gets ready for battle ahead of the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Ronald Koeman hails "great player" N'Golo Kante
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says that Leicester City's French midfielder N'Golo Kante is "a great player".
Mar 15, 09:40
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Real Madrid keen on Leicester City's N'Golo Kante?
Real Madrid scouts reportedly urge president Florentino Perez to sign Leicester City midfielder N'Kolo Kante in the summer.
Mar 13, 14:36
Ayoze Perez of Newcastle United and Ngolo Kante of Leicester City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St James' Park on November 21, 2015
Leicester City planning new N'Golo Kante contract?
A report claims that Leicester City are hoping to tie midfielder N'Golo Kante down to a new contract, amid supposed interest from Arsenal and Chelsea.
Mar 7, 22:53
Riyad Mahrez celebrates finding the opener during the Premier League game between Watford and Leicester City on March 5, 2016
Result: Riyad Mahrez nets as Leicester City beat Watford
Leicester City move five points clear at the top of the Premier League table following a 1-0 win at Watford in Saturday's late kickoff.
Mar 5, 19:23
Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City at Britannia Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom.
Claudio Ranieri rings imaginary bell in Leicester City training
Claudio Ranieri admits that he sometimes rings an imaginary bell in training if he feels that his Leicester City players are being lazy.
Mar 4, 15:08
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City scores his team's second goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford at The King Power Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Preview: Watford vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's evening Premier League kickoff as Watford host leaders Leicester City at Vicarage Road.
Mar 3, 15:37
Danny Simpson of Leicester City during the Pre Season Friendlly match between Lincoln City and Leicester City at Sincil Bank Stadium on July 21, 2015
Team News: Danny Simpson, Andy King back for Leicester
Danny Simpson and Andy King return to the Leicester City starting XI for the visit of West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 1, 18:48
Claudio Ranieri has a chuckle prior to the game between Aston Villa and Leicester on January 16, 2016
Preview: Leicester City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Premier League clash between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion at the King Power Stadium.
Feb 29, 17:15
Ayoze Perez of Newcastle United and Ngolo Kante of Leicester City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St James' Park on November 21, 2015
Claudio Ranieri: 'N'Golo Kante out for two games'
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri confirms that midfielder N'Golo Kante will miss the next two games with a hamstring injury.
Feb 29, 14:11
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Claudio Ranieri hopeful over N'Golo Kante injury blow
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri admits that potentially losing N'Golo Kante to a hamstring injury will be a real blow to his side's title hopes.
Feb 28, 14:02
Ghana's defender Daniel Amartey poses ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations group C football match between Ghana and Senegal in Mongomo on January 19, 2015
Team News: Daniel Amartey makes Leicester City debut
Daniel Amartey is named in the Leicester City starting XI for the visit of Norwich City.
Feb 27, 14:05
Anthony Martial of Manchester United and Ngolo Kante of Leicester City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Leicester, England.
Leicester City's N'Golo Kante: 'We have that winning feeling'
Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante says that there is a great atmosphere surrounding the club because they have that "winning feeling".
Feb 20, 12:57
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Result: Danny Welbeck returns to hand Arsenal comeback win over Leicester City
Danny Welbeck marks his first appearance of the season with a 95th-minute winner to hand Arsenal a 2-1 victory over 10-man title rivals Leicester City.
Feb 14, 13:59
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CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516