The 6 Chelsea Players That Just Kept Going

​The ability to maintain a high level of intensity on the football pitch is an extremely desirable quality in footballers, and Chelsea seem to have an abundance of players who kept on going, no matter what. 

With such a wide range to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to the top six, but who makes the cut. Read on to find out…
1. Frank Lampard

Chelsea’s all-time leading goalscorer, and possibly their greatest player too, was also someone who could always be counted on when it mattered. The former England international was a constant source of late goals, even in his 13th and final season with the club.
2. Cesar Azpilicueta

A new terrace favourite at the Bridge, Spanish full Cesar Azpilicueta has already proved his indispensability for the club after just five years in West London. Affectionately known as “Dave”, Azpilicueta’s incredible work rate means he is an automatic starter for the Blues wherever he’s despatched across the backline.  
3. Michael Essien

An absolute machine of a player, Michael Essien brought power, pace and strength to the Chelsea side when he signed from Lyon for around £24m in 2005. When the Ghanaian was injury-free, he was one of the most outstanding performers in the Premier League and always went full force until the final whistle.
4. Victor Moses

A new addition to this list and one that would’ve been impossible to predict less than a year ago. Victor Moses’ rise to the first team came from nowhere, but Antonio Conte’s use of the previously loaned out Nigerian at right wing back has been instrumental to their success. 

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The former Wigan and Crystal Palace man is often lauded for his industrious displays on the flank and has been one of the star men this season.
5. Michael Ballack

A seasoned veteran by the time he joined Chelsea, Michael Ballack used his extensive experience to help clinch a Premier League title, three FA Cups and a League Cup during his four seasons with the Blues. The German midfielder was always one that could be counted on during the latter stages of a game. 
6. N’Golo Kante

The man of the moment is undoubtedly one who just keeps going and Kante’s phenomenal footballing ability could well see him pick up the PFA Player of the Year award, in addition to two consecutive Premier League titles with two different teams. The French international has finally filled the void left by compatriot Claude Makelele.