He makes 4.8 tackles (which is maybe the highest number of tackles per match for a player this season) and 2.8 interceptions per match : http://www.whoscored.com/Players/114075 His DEF should be at very least 76 IMO and also he can have *Enforcer maybe
Matuidi: STA 95 Kanté: STA 86 There's isn't a 9 points gap in reality between these two players (in particular when considering that players display more physical play/Stamina in PL than in L1 due to the overall style of these 2 leagues), Kanté is a tireless runner. His DEF is probably higher as well, he's almost everywhere on the pitch always harassing for the ball, most of the time successfully. Even his ATT seems higher. He is faster too, something like TS 85 and ACC 86.
box to box is a tricky one, on the one hand, he is literally everywhere on the pitch, pops up at the other end just like a B2B player would, but proably fine with attack awareness 3 and high stamina and a green aggression
Against Southampton was amazing and was running a lot even in the 95th minute . For me he should be at orange zone for STA seeing that there are a lot of players , some of them doesn't really deserve IMO , but i can wait