Chelsea Football Club has today released the following statement regarding N’Golo Kante…

N’Golo Kante has undergone an operation on his hamstring injury.

The midfielder visited a specialist with the club’s medical department to explore the options for his rehabilitation approach and it was mutually agreed for N’Golo to have surgery to repair the damage.

Following a successful operation, N’Golo is now expected to be sidelined for four months.