Chelsea Agree Fee With Leicester City For Kante

Chelsea have agreed a $35m deal to sign Leicester midfielder N’Golo Kante according to French newspaper Le Parisien.

Nemanja Matic of Chelsea battles with Ngolo Kante of Leicester City as Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea looks on.
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea battles with Ngolo Kante of Leicester City as Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea looks on.

The France star has been the subject of huge transfer speculation since playing a huge role in the Foxes’ Premier League success last season and had been offered a £100,000 a week deal to stay at the King Power Stadium.

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N’Golo Kante was reported to have a release clause of €26m (£21.6m) but Chelsea will surely be happy to pay the Premier League champions a little bit extra for the services of the standout French midfielder.And Le Parisien claims that Kante is now close to joining Antonio Conte’s men and the deal could be concluded ‘within the next few hours.’

Kante, 25, joined Leicester from Caen less than a year ago for £5.6m.

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