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Premier League: Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante set to affix Saudi Arabian aspect Al-Ittihad on two-year deal

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India Today Sports Desk

By India Today Sports Desk: World Cup profitable midfielder N’Golo Kante is ready to depart Premier League aspect Chelsea and be part of Saudi Pro League’s Al-Ittihad on a two-year deal. Kante will line up alongside Real Madrid legend Karim Benzema, who signed a three-year contract earlier this month.

According to Al Ekhbariya TV, Kante is ready to signal a two-year take care of Al-Ittihad, with an choice of a 12 months’s extension. The Saudi Pro League is continuous its push to draw big-name gamers to the league, following the arrival of five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo final December for greater than 220 million {dollars} per 12 months.

Saudi Arabian golf equipment have contacted gamers like Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Roberto Firmino, Hugo Lloris and Luka Modric to persuade them for a transfer to the middle-east. A supply near Argentina captain Lionel Messi final month informed Reuters that he had acquired a proper supply to affix Al-Hilal. However, the 35-year-old World Cup winner seems set to affix Inter Miami within the United States.

N’Golo Kanté to Al Ittihad, right here we go! ðŸŸáâšë️🇸ðŸ‡æ #CFC

◉ Medical assessments accomplished in London.

◉ 2 12 months take care of an choice for additional season.

◉ €100m per season wage — determine contains picture rights, industrial offers and ‘creative’ portfolio.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 7, 2023

Kante has loved a profitable keep at Chelsea, profitable the Champions League, Premier League, Europa League and FA Cup throughout his seven years on the membership. The Frenchman has made 269 appearances for Chelsea, scoring 13 targets and offering 16 assists. Kante additionally received the PFA Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year after his title profitable marketing campaign with Chelsea in 2016/17.

However, this season has been a very completely different story for the Blues, who completed in twelfth place within the Premier League, which was their worst end in England’s top-flight because the 1993/94 season on Glenn Hoddle. The Blues have been thrown into turmoil following their takeover by American billionaire Todd Boehly, who took over from Russia’s Roman Abramovich.

Chelsea fielded three completely different managers over the course of the season and have appointed former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino because the supervisor for subsequent season.