Chelsea are ready to part with World Cup winner and former PFA Player of the Year N’Golo Kante – hoping to secure a deal with Real Madrid or Paris Saint-Germain provided they get the right price for French-man.
Within a short period, Kante has established himself as arguably the best defensive midfielder in the premier league after moving to England as a complete unknown in 2015. But the midfielder is approaching 30 and
According to 90min, Real Madrid may be lining up an ambitious recruitment plan at the Bernabeu, involving N’Golo Kante, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe.
However, there could be stiff competition for Real Madrid as Ligue 1 champions PSG would make a serious bid of their own if they feel Kante is available.
Kante, who has played 164 games since moving to Stamford Bridge from Leicester in 2016, he has established himself as formidable blues to help Chelsea win two premier league titles. Though he has three more years left on his current Chelsea contract, but he will be 32 by the time that deal expires. Considering the age, the contract would not be renewed.
For the first time in his career, Kante has been suffering from long injuries, which started last season. Chelsea won Europa Cup last year beating Arsenal in the final. Kante played with a very bad knee. That was the starting, and he had endured three different spells of injuries before Coronavirus outbreak halted premier league.
Chelsea believe they have other good options in midfield moving forward. Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic has impressed in recent months, and they have been first choice of Frank Lampard in the current campaign. Ruben Loftus-Cheek is returning to full fitness, Ross Barkley is another choice, and now Billy Gilmour has also proved himself as an alternative with a long and bright future with the club. Mason Mount is another weapon, which Frank Lampard can use at different positions.