The Qatari-backed club is willing to continue their spending after bringing in Neymar and Kylian Mbappe for £300 million in the summer and are now reportedly willing to bid in excess of £90 million for the diminutive defensive midfielder.
Kante’s contract with Chelsea runs out in the summer of 2021, and it is believed Antonio Conte will not relish seeing one of his key players leave during the Winter Transfer Window as it will be hard to find a suitable replacement.
N'Golo Kante:— SPORF () October 9, 2017
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The Ballon D’or nominated midfielder has extended his fine form into the new season despite Chelsea currently trailing six points to joint-leaders Man City and Man United.
He is currently out for three weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury during France’s World Cup qualifying match against Bulgaria last Saturday.