Leicester City's N'Golo Kante has been superb since signing from Caen.
N'Golo Kante was one of the lower profile signings of the summer, but may just have been one of most effective.
When interceptions and successful tackles are combined, the former Caen ace has two of the top five games from any midfielder in the Premier League this season.
|Yohan Cabaye||Tottenham vs C. Palace||8||7||15|
|Jack Colback||Newcastle vs Watford||7||6||13|
|N'Golo Kanté||Bournemouth vs Leicester||5||8||13|
|N'Golo Kanté||Stoke vs Leicester||7||5||12|
|Nemanja Matic||Everton vs Chelsea||4||7||11|
Time will tell if Kante is able to continue the early form he has shown for Leicester, but there is also a chance he gets even better as he adjusts to the pace of the Premier League.
The 24-year-old has made four league starts this season, and played four times as a substitute, and his challenge is to become an automatic pick for manager Claudio Ranieri.
He has rested over the international break, which bodes well for Leicester in their upcoming fixture this weekend, away to a dangerous Southampton side where he will line up against another talented defensive midfielder in Victor Wanyama.