N’Golo Kante Sends James Milner Into Early Retirement With A Filthy Nutmeg

N’Golo Kante made a complete fool of James Milner by pulling
off the most casual nutmeg in Chelsea’s Super Cup clash with Liverpool.

Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson chased
after the French midfielder, who quickly turned and found Milner trying his
luck against him.

But Kante, 28, wasted no time in removing
Milner from the match by slotting the ball through his legs with the simplest
of touches.

The Chelsea midfielder’s complete humiliation of Milner has reminded fans of how Barcelona captain Lionel Messi took the former Manchester City man apart in the Champions League last season.

And fans have loved every minute of Kante’s nutmeg and have flooded social media with messages praising his amazing nutmeg.

Chelsea took the lead in the first
half after Christian Pulisic tore open the Liverpool defence with an exquisite
ball to Olivier Giroud, who slotted it past Adrian with ease.

But Liverpool bounced back minutes into the second half as Fabinho lifted the ball over the top to Roberto Firmino.

The Brazilian striker reacted quicker than Kepa Arrizabalaga and flicked the ball to his right where Mane was waiting to poke the ball over the line.

This story is developing. More to follow…

Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]

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