The Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain star believes Kante has the quality to shine on a major stage.
West Ham United have added the international winger to their squad.
The Sunderland midfielder starred for Italy in their Euro 2016 opener against Belgium.
Crystal Palace have released Adrian Mariappa.
Ronald Koeman agreed to move from Southampton to Everton earlier today.
The Republic of Ireland kicked off their European Championships campaign with a 1-1 against Sweden.
The midfielder could leave Fiorentina this summer with Tottenham Hotspur among those linked with a move.
Louis van Gaal impressed with the Netherlands before taking over at Manchester United. Antonio Conte has got Italy off to a good start and could have a similarly impressive international tournament. But can he do what van Gaal didn't when he takes over at Chelsea?
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers will aim to win the Scottish Premiership next season, says Gers legend Bobby Russell.
The West Ham United goalkeeper featured for the Republic of Ireland against Sweden at Euro 2016 on Monday.