Chelsea ace returns to training ahead of Europa League final

Europa League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 21/05/2019

Injury boss for Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea star N'Golo Kante returned to training ahead of the Europa League final with Arsenal.

The 28-year-old France international hasn't featured for the Blues since going off after only ten minutes against Watford on 5 May with a hamstring injury which sees the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner miss the second-leg of the Europa League semi-final triumph over Eintracht Frankfurt and final game of the Premier League season against Leicester City. 

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Kante returned to training ahead of schedule on Monday as the Blues prepare to head to Baku to take on Arsenal in their quest for a European trophy with West London outfit have plenty of injury problems, with Ruben Loftus-Cheek joining Callum Hudson-Odoi and Antonio Rudiger on the sidelines.

Former Leicester City midfielder has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain alongside Everton ace Idrissa Gueye but the Frenchman has found back of the net on occasion and four assists in 36 Premier League games while playing a further 16 games in the Europa League, Carabao Cup and FA Cup. 

Sarri is aiming to win his first trophy as a manager, while the Blues themselves are looking to win the Europa League for the second time after doing so in 2013.