The farewell messages are starting to flood in for N’Golo Kante after it was finally confirmed that he’ll be leaving Chelsea this summer.
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The West London side have announced that Kante will be leaving Stamford Bridge when his contract expires at the end of June.
And he is now the latest high-profile footballer moving to Saudi Arabia, where he will be joining Al-Ittihad and linking up with Karim Benzema.
Current and past Chelsea players took to social media with messages for Kante, including Mason Mount and Raheem Sterling.
The 32-year-old is definitely going to leave a huge hole around the club both on and off the pitch following his incredible displays in the Blues shirt.
Sterling uploaded on his Instagram story: “All the best for the future.”
And Mason Mount’s Instagram story read: “Legend.” Finally, Barcelona star and former Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso said on his Instagram story: “Legend, all the best.”
France international, Kante cemented his legacy as a true Chelsea legend during only seven years at the club.
Meanwhile, Kante also sent a message to Chelsea fans, He said: “The first day I joined Chelsea, I was told very early on that the objective here is always to win trophies. Always. I’ve managed to do that and I’m so grateful for my coaches, my team-mates and the Chelsea supporters for helping me achieve this.
“The last few years at this club have been great for me and, I hope, for the Chelsea fans too.”