sports:Ballon d’Or: Pat Nevin names player to win award
Chelsea hero, Pat Nevin, has backed N’Golo Kante to win the Ballon d’Or this year.
Nevin believes Kante deserves to win the Ballon d’Or following his excellent performances for Chelsea this season.
Recall that the Ballon d’ Or was not handed out in 2020 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kante produced a spectacular display as he helped Chelsea to claim a 1-0 victory over Manchester City in the Champions League final last Saturday night.
Writing in his column for Chelsea’s website, Nevin said: “N’Golo had a bunch of moments that no other player could match, but then he has been doing that week in, week out.
“It was a definitive man-of-the-match performance, underlining he would be the first pick for any team, in any period of football history, not just now.
“He’s a great of the game and a player who many say deserves to be a Ballon d’Or winner, and I agree wholeheartedly.”
Kante made 48 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions this season.