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PICTURES: Available and fit N’Golo Kante joins Chelsea training ahead of Ajax match

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A sight for sore eyes

N’Golo Kante has been declared fit and we have the pictures to prove it as well.

Of course, training doesn’t always mean that a player is ready to go — match fitness is a consideration — but according to Frank Lampard, the all-important Chelsea midfielder is ready to make about his third comeback from injury this season. Third time is the lucky charm hopefully!

“Kante is in the squad so he is fit and it looks nicely like the injury and the few niggles he was getting have cleared up and we have been able get some work into him. It was always stop-start before that. He is in the squad and available.

“N’Golo is huge for us. He is one of the best midfielders in the world and has been for a few seasons, so I won’t complain about the nice problem I have with him fit. I want competition, we are playing every three or four days at the moment and I am going to need all of the midfielders and in different positions as well.”

-Frank Lampard; source: Chelsea FC

Joining Kante in training were fellow injury victims Ross Barkley and Andreas Christensen, and while they also may be fully fit and ready to go, it’s the Kante news that really matters here.

He looks ready to add to his goalscoring tally for the season as well. WATCH OUT WILLY!