According to reports, CHELSEA have made a breakthrough in their pursuit of N’Golo Kante beyond the end of this season.

The Frenchman’s current contract is set to expire in June.

Kante, 31, will be free to negotiate terms with teams outside of France beginning January 1.

The 2018 World Cup winner reportedly turned down new terms earlier this year.

The Blues, however, have not given up hope of re-signing the influential midfielder.

According to The Athletic, there is now “increasing confidence” that Kante will decide to extend his stay at Stamford Bridge.

The length of the contract being offered has been a major stumbling block thus far.

A major stumbling block has so far has been the length of contract being offered. The Blues want to extend Kante’s deal for two years, with the option of a third.

While, approaching the twilight years of his career, the central midfielder wants a longer commitment. Chelsea are hoping to reach a compromise that will see Kante decide to stay.

The two-time Premier League winner has been sidelined with a hamstring injury since mid-August. He has played only twice this season, with his injury having already ruled him out of the World Cup in Qatar.

Despite his injury woes the West Londoners view Kante as a “club legend” that holds huge popularity in the dressing room. He has attracted plenty of interest from elsewhere, including LaLiga giants Barcelona. While Saudi side Al-Nassr want to land his signature and pair him with Cristiano Ronaldo.

 

While Kante’s services were reportedly offered to Arsenal and Tottenham in October. He is not expected to return to action until late February at the earliest, with Chelsea set to exercise caution after he suffered a previous setback in October. By Etienne Fermie.

Chelsea ”beakthurght” on N’golo Kante contract with midfielder players enable to discussed free transfer news

He has piqued the interest of other clubs, including LaLiga giants Barcelona.

While Saudi club Al-Nassr wants to sign him and pair him with Cristiano Ronaldo.

While Kante’s services were reportedly offered to Arsenal and Tottenham in October.

He is not expected to return to action until late February at the earliest, with Chelsea taking precautions following a previous setback in October.

By michel

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