Current report picked up by our outfit indicates that sensational Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante has tried positive for Covid-19 and has officially gone into self-confinement.
Chelsea’s manager, Thomas Tuchel affirmed the news and said Kante must isolate and follow the public authority protocols.
Thomas Tuchel further added that Kante was not at the training grounds on Tuesday as Chelsea was preparing for their Champions League Group H match against Juventus on today, September 29, 2021. N’golo Kante will likewise miss Saturday’s Premier League match with Southampton and his apperance in France’s Nations League match with Belgium on October 7 could likewise be in question.
Thomas Tuchel also disclosed that Christian Pulisic, Mason Mount and Reece James will likewise be inaccessible against Juventus. Subsequent to affirming Kante’s diagnosis, Tuchel took inquiries on whether footballers ought to get vaccinated just to set an example for others.
This is what he had to say to that effect;
”It would be easy to say yes and get the appaluse from a lot of people but do I have the right to say it? I’m not sure. I can make the decision for myself. Everyone else has to reflect on it and take the risk.
I am vaccinated like I said, I took the decision for myself but I don’t see myself in the position to speak out and give recommendations. I think that would go too far, I’m a football coach and I’m not an expert in this.
Everyone is an adult and lives in a free country and free society. We don’t like to lose players but we are not angry at N’Golo, we are concerned for him just like I am with the injured players. We will take care of them.”
Thomas Tuchel was asked if he can guarantee that footballers are discouraged from talking about the vaccine to some abuse that might come their way and this is what he had to say;
”I’m absolutely not afriad of having a bad reaction if I’m convinced about something, but I’m a football coach. I have a lot to do, I’m a father in my family. I am not fully informed to know about what vaccinations are deeply.
I’m informed enough that I took the decision but I cannot tell people what to do. They are recommendations from doctors and politicians.”