That is the view of Arsenal defender and France team-mate Laurent Koscielny.
The Frenchman is currently the clear favourite to land the PFA Player of the Year award too.
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For me he is the best player of the championship
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And Koscielny knows exactly why the talented midfielder is in the running for the prestigious award.
"For me he is the best player of the championship," Koscielny said.
"He had the aptitude to adapt in his new club, he had a difficult first month but since the loss to Arsenal, he has progressed enormously.
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N'Golo Kante is on course to win the league and the PFA Player of the Year award
"When you have a player like that in midfield, who gets a lot of balls back…
"He knows what he can and cannot do.
"He harasses his opponents and gives the ball to his offensive players."
Koscielny and Kante will both be in action for France on Saturday night (7.45pm) when they face Luxembourg in their latest World Cup qualifier.