Here’s some good news to wash away your international break blues. Did I say good news? I actually meant GREAT news.
According to the Telegraph’s Matt Law, generally regarded as the most trustworthy voice when it comes to Chelsea coverage by the mainstream media, N’Golo Kante has accepted the new five-year contract offer tabled by the club, with only a few formalities left to hash out by the lawyers. Chelsea “are confident” that these formalities with be completed “imminently”.
The new contract is set to double Kante’s wages from £150k per week to a club record £300k per week, with the latter figure matching previously reported numbers. The contract will make Kante the highest paid player in Chelsea history ... until Eden Hazard signs his new contract, hopefully, sometime soon as well.
N’Golo will turn 28 later this season, so this deal should see him stay at Chelsea well into his 30s (so sorry, PSG!).
Let there be plenty of rejoicing!