The France international has been in stunning form since – helping the Blues go nine points clear at the top of the Premier League table.
He starred as Chelsea thumped Arsenal 3-1 on Saturday afternoon.
N'Golo Kante nearly joined Paris Saint-Germain in the summer
N'Golo Kante starred as Chelsea beat Arsenal on Saturday
Chelsea stars meet Will Ferrell after beating Arsenal
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Chelsea stars met Will Ferrell after beating Arsenal at Stamford Bridge
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Will Ferrell poses with Marcos Alonso and Pedro
However, the 25-year-old could very nearly have ended up in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain.
Squawka claim Kante was very keen to join PSG before Chelsea upped their interest.
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It is said the player's decision to stall on a decision over his Leicester future until after Euro 2016 swung the pendulum Chelsea's way.
PSG ultimately settled for Grzegorz Krychowiak
The Blues' offer of a £150,000-per-week salary – coupled with a fee for his agent and the chance to remain in England – saw Kante opt to move to Stamford Bridge.
PSG were left reeling and missed out with Unai Emery settling for Grzegorz Krychowiak from former club Sevilla.