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Leicester nearly missed Kante in 2015

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has revealed he almost joined Marseille before signing for Leicester in 2015.

“Among the clubs that most wanted to recruit me were Marseille and Leicester,” he told Canal Plus. “I thought I had to go through a stage in France.

“I remember the generation of [Mamadou] Niang, [Franck] Ribery and [Samir] Nasri and it was a team that I liked, especially in the Champions League.”