Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante set to agree new deal

PREMIER LEAGUE Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante set to agree new deal

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 11:29 - 28.03.2023

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is reportedly in the ‘final stages’ of reaching an agreement on fresh terms at Stamford Bridge.

N’Golo Kante’s deal with Chelsea is set to expire at the end of the season and his long-term future has been the subject of speculation.

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N'Golo Kante close to new Chelsea deal

Regardless of his unavailability due to injury, Kante remains one of the most important players in the Chelsea team.

Several clubs including, Liverpool, and Paris Saint-Germain, are believed to hold a significant interest in the 31-year-old but according to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Kante is closing in on a contract extension at Chelsea.

“N’Golo Kanté was back on the pitch for the friendly game earlier this week and the negotiations over a new contract are still ongoing and progressing well to final stages. Discussions on last details as new deal could be valid for next two years plus one season club option.”

Chelsea boss Graham Potter has tried several midfield combinations in Kante’s absence and they have lacked the dynamism and aggression that the Frenchman provides. 

Kante ramps up injury recovery in Chelsea friendly

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N'Golo Kante in action for Chelsea

The Blues signed Enzo Fernandez from Benfica for £106m and the prospect of pairing him in midfield with the French midfielder will be an exciting prospect. Chelsea are aiming to finish as high as possible in the Premier League table and they face Real Madrid in the Uefa Champions League quarter-final.