The France international joined the Blues in the summer from champions Leicester.
And the midfield maestro hasn’t looked back since his switch.
“If Kante got injured, Conte may have to make two changes to bring in more defensive-minded players”
Martin Keown on Chelsea star N’Golo Kante
Kante has helped guide Chelsea to the summit of the Premier League table ahead of Arsenal and Liverpool.
And former Gunners hero Keown has hailed the Blues key man, claiming the 25-year-old does the job of two players on the pitch.
“N’Golo Kante is a very special player,” Keown told the Daily Mail.
“He does the job of two players and his work-rate affords Conte the luxury of being able to play Hazard and Pedro.
“If Kante got injured, Conte may have to make two changes to bring in more defensive-minded players.”