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Even in pre-season, N'Golo Kante is a machine in the heart of midfield as he showed off his incredible ways against Tottenham in a friendly match.
Kante starred as Chelsea drew 2-2 with Spurs at Stamford Bridge ahead of the new season.
The diminutive Frenchman only played 45 minutes of football on Wednesday, but absolutely dominated the engine room of the pitch.
He took no prisoners in midfield and created his side's first goal with a perfectly timed tackle to set up Hakim Ziyech, who picked out the bottom corner from distance.
Kante also showed off his playmaking abilities, spraying passes all over the pitch.
What's more, he made Dele Alli and Son Heung-min look very silly with two pieces of brilliant skill.
Check out his sensational compilation below:
Needless to say, Kante's impressive performance sent social media wild.
Kante has to be in the top 5 most valuable players in the world, easily.- Geo (@CFCGeoo) August 4, 2021
Ngolo Kante is a blessing to watch man, such a joy, immense player- Mod (@CFCMod_) August 4, 2021
I'm convinced at this point that Kante spent the entirety of his post-Euros holiday doing shuttle runs #CFC- Liam Twomey (@liam_twomey) August 4, 2021
It's the 2021-22 season and Kante is still Kante.- Nizaar Kinsella (@NizaarKinsella) August 4, 2021
One tweeted: "Kante playmaking abilities one of the things that is overlooked. So good."
A second wrote: "He's the Messi of defensive midfielder."
A third added: "All this in just 45 minutes game time... such a world class player."
Another commented: "Preseason or not, he never stops being Kante, what a gem."
Kante and Co face Villarreal in the UEFA Super Cup next Wednesday before opening their Premier League campaign at home to Crystal Palace.
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