The 28-year-old was additionally pressured to pull out of France’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Iceland final Friday after he suffered a groin damage within the warm-up.
France boss Didier Deschamps performed down the severity of Kante’s damage, however the midfielder has already missed 4 video games this season due to an ankle drawback.
According to the Evening Standard, Frank Lampard is contemplating giving Kante a relaxation over the weekend as he needs him to be absolutely match for his facet’s Champions League clash against Ajax subsequent Wednesday.
The report claims that Kante continues to be being assessed by Chelsea’s medical crew however ‘is unlikely to be risked’ for the sport against Newcastle at Stamford Bridge.
Elsewhere, Andreas Christensen and Mateo Kovacic are each doubts after selecting up accidents through the worldwide break.
Emerson Palmieri has returned to coaching and is set to be in competition for subsequent week’s match against Ajax.
Reece James can be in coaching after he pulled out of the England Under-21s squad final week.