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Ngolo Kante scored a brilliant debut goal at Saudi Pro League

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French midfelder Ngolo Kante scored a brilliant debut goal for his club Al-Ittihad in Saudi Pro League in this current campaign.

The 32-year-old joined the Saudi club after his contract expires with English club Chelsea this summer. However he was not known for his scoring prowess in the Premier League.

Kante has been a huge threat going up the field this season as he provided two assists in last seven league games at Saudi this season. However, the French midfielder scored one of his best goal in his whole career last night.

Al-Ittihad took on Al-Fateh last night and Kante scored a majestic goal just before the halftime. Home team won the match 2:1 last night.

Kante opened up about his Chelsea exit this summer

Ngolo Kante talked about his exit from Chelsea this summer. He spend seven senior season at Stanford Bridge and he won five trophies during his tenure.

He opened up in a emotional interview and said :-

“My dream was to become a footballer and to try and win trophies.

“Joining Chelsea was the perfect arrangement for me to achieve those dreams.

“The first day I joined Chelsea, I was told very early on that the objective here is always to win trophies. Always. I’ve managed to do that and I’m so grateful to my coaches, my teammates, and the Chelsea supporters for helping me achieve this.

“I remember how the move to Chelsea came about, very clearly. I was at Leicester and we had an amazing season. Shortly after we won the title, my agent called me and told me that Chelsea were interested in signing me.

“Straight away, I had a good chemistry with Antonio Conte. He was the coach who signed me and I felt that he knew what he wanted from me and what he wanted, and expected, from the club. I never once regretted that choice, it was perfect for me.”

“Throughout my time at Chelsea, I’ve worked with some incredible coaches who have all helped me develop my game.

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