Chelsea are ready to offer midfielder N’Golo Kante a lucrative new deal to stary at Stamford Bridge.
The 30-year-old current deal expires in two years’ time, but they want to tie hs future down now to head -off any potential bids for a player who is tipped to be a Ballon D’Or contender this year.
Talks are set to begin next month, and there is a high degree of confidence that an arrangement can be reached, given the high degree of goodwill that exists on both sides,
The French international joined the club form Leicester after helping them win the league title, and, since making the switch to West London, he has made 216 appearances for them. In that time, he has won the Premier League, the FA Cup, the Europa League. Last month he added the Champions League to that list after a man of the match performance in the fianl against Manchester City.
Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.