Kante return to contact training as EPL restart next week

Tests did not reveal any heart concerns but he missed Chelsea’s next game as a precaution.

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Kante’s elder brother Niamh died of a heart attack shortly before the 2018 World Cup.

The 29-year-old is not expected to be match fit in time for Chelsea’s opening game of “Project Restart” against Aston Villa on 21 June.

However, Kante could now play an important role in the run-in as Chelsea aim to hold onto a place in the Premier League’s top four.

Frank Lampard’s men hold a three-point advantage over Manchester United with nine games of the season to play.