Cole tweeted during Leicester's Premier League clash with Southampton on Sunday afternoon and he feels Kante is absolutely everywhere when he is at his best:
In response to a follower, the former striker explained that Mahrez was signed last season but that West Ham hero Payet is 'very close.'
The Hammers forward has been sensational this campaign but pure numbers might favour Kante as Leicester are top of the Premier League table!
Mahrez there last season... Payet is very close! Loves a free kick https://t.co/AxtQhLFlgT— Andrew Cole (@vancole9) April 3, 2016
Whether Payet is considered signing of the season or not, though, and whether he wins the Player of the Year award or not, no one can take anything away from the Frenchman's success at West Ham.
There's no doubt, for instance, that the 28-year-old will be named Hammer of the Year for this term, regardless of what happens with the Foxes.