Chelsea have signed Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante on a five-year deal for an expense accepted to be in the region of £30m.
The guarded midfielder joined from Caen the last summer for £6m and went ahead to show up in Leicester’s Premier League-winning effort.
Kante, 25, was a piece of the France squad that achieved the last of Euro 2016.
‘I am so glad to have signed for one of the greatest clubs in Europe. It’s a blessing from heaven for me,” he said.
Kante is new Chelsea coach Antonio Conte’s second marking after Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi joined from Marseille.
“The chance to work with Antonio Conte, a bright coach, and a portion of the best players on the planet was just too great to turn down,” said Kante.
Foxes get club record charge
Leicester, who opposed pre-season chances of 5,000-1 to win the title, said they acknowledged a club record expense on Friday before Kante concluded terms and finished a therapeutic.
“In spite of the offer of a considerably enhanced, long haul contract, made before this current summer’s European Championships, it got to be obvious after the tournament that N’Golo’s desire was to join Chelsea,” said a Foxes articulation.
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy turned down a move to Arsenal prior in the recent spring, however there is proceeded with hypothesis winger Riyad Mahrez could take off.
Chelsea specialized chief Michael Emenalo portrayed Kante as a “phenomenal” marking with “remarkable quality”.
“He is an impeccable fit as far as Antonio Conte’s theories and the style of football he needs to play,” included Emenalo.