A huge boost have been dealt on Arsenal ahead of the Europa League final with N'Golo Kante returning to training after injury.
Kante limped off with a hamstring injury after just 10 minutes of Chelsea ‘s match against Watford earlier this month.
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Manager Maurizio Sarri admitted he had “made a mistake because, probably, today he had to rest” after he suffered a problem it was feared would rule him out for the rest of the season.
But he returned to training ahead of schedule on Monday as Chelsea get ready to head to Baku to take on the Gunners in their quest for a European trophy.
The news is a major boost to Chelsea boss ahead of the very big game amid rumours he could be axed and replaced by Frank Lampard.
A lot of injury problems bedevil Chelsea, with Ruben Loftus-Cheek joining Callum Hudson-Odoi on the sidelines with a ruptured Achilles.
The combative midfielder's return comes as he is linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain; Kante is top of their list.
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The Blues have already (almost) lost Eden Hazard to Real Madrid and are facing the prospect of a transfer ban.
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