Kante

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, has given N'Golo Kante a "50-50" chance of being fit to face Arsenal in the Europa League final, as the midfielder continues his recovery from a knee injury.

Having missed their previous two games with a hamstring strain, Kante had returned to training but injured his knee on Saturday, as Sarri prepared his players for Wednesday's final in Baku.

The Blues are already without Ruben Loftus-Cheek, whose season was ended by an Achilles injury.

It leaves Sarri with only three fit central midfielders in Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic and Ross Barkley.

"He has a very little problem with his knee.

"The problem is the timing. We have only four days. We are trying.

"At the moment we don't know [if he will be fit]. We will try until the last moment.

"I think [his chances are] 50-50 at the moment. Yesterday 60-40 no, today 50-50. He was a little bit better this morning, but 50-50," Sarri said on Tuesday.

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