N’Golo Kante very close to agreeing a new Chelsea contract.

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N’Golo Kante is reportedly close to agreeing a new contract with Chelsea. Which will keep him at the club until 2026.

Kante’s current deal with the Blues expires at the end of the season. And the two sides have been in talks for months about his future at Stamford Bridge.

According to Foot Mercato, an offer from the club has been sent to Kante and it is now up to the player to decide.

With his current contract expiring in June The 31-year-old has attracted the attention of several clubs. Including Al Nasser from Saudi Arabia who stunned the world by signing Cristiano Ronaldo UFABET  

After playing 90 minutes of the Premier League season opener against Everton. Kante suffered a hamstring injury the following week in a 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur and was substituted in the last minute.

The severity of the injury kept him out of Didier Deschamps’ France squad to reach the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar.

N’Golo Kante has been out of action since Graham Potter was appointed. As their new manager in September following the sacking of Thomas Tuchel.

Chelsea opened talks about a contract extension with Kante since last year. But negotiations have stalled due to a change in ownership of the club. With Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich being forced by the British government to sell the club. Because of being banned from Russia’s war with Ukraine. Before transferring executive power into the hands of Todd Bohly.