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Barcelona eyeing Chelsea duo N’Golo Kante & Jorginho as free transfers

Barcelona eyeing Chelsea duo N’Golo Kante & Jorginho as free transfers

Transfer Info, La Liga, Premier League
Barcelona are looking to raid Chelsea for more out of contract players, with N’Golo Kante and Jorginho now on their radar, according to reports. Given their complicated financial situation, Barcelona have spent the last few years snapping up free agents, with former Chelsea defenders Andreas Christensen and Marcos Alonso among those to head to the club during the summer. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); There have been plenty of rumours surrounding which players the club will go after next with numerous high-profile players out of contract in 2023. This includes their former forward Lionel Messi, as well as Manchester United defender Diogo Dalot. And according to the Evening Standard, two more Chelsea stars are being targeted by Xavi, namely Kante ...
Kante makes decision over Chelsea future with player available on free next summer

Kante makes decision over Chelsea future with player available on free next summer

Premier League
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante does not want to leave Stamford Bridge next summer, according to reports. The France international is available on a free transfer in 2023 when his contract at the London club expires. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Negotiations have reportedly stalled between Kante and the West Londoners over the length of a potential extension for the player. The 31-year-old wants a three to four year contract similar to the one given to new signing Kalidou Koulibaly over the summer. But, wary of his injury record in recent years, Chelsea only want to commit to a two-year deal. Kante is happy living in London and has even been offered to Arsenal and Tottenham by his representatives, according to reports. But according to Frenc...
N’Golo Kante lays out contract demands to Chelsea with PSG ready to pounce

N’Golo Kante lays out contract demands to Chelsea with PSG ready to pounce

Premier League
N’Golo Kante is ready to walk away from Chelsea on a free transfer if they fail to raise the length of the contract on offer to him at Stamford Bridge. The France international is out of contract at the end of the campaign and is free to sign a pre-contract agreement with foreign teams from January 1st. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The 31-year-old has been blighted by injuries in the last three years, having just 66 league appearances in that time. Nevertheless, he remains one of the most effective players in world football and the West London club are keen to keep him. However, Chelsea want Kante to recognise his increasing injury problem when it comes to agreeing a new contract at the club. The Blues have offered Kante a two-year deal, whi...
Diego Costa reveals how he upset Kante at Chelsea & savages former club

Diego Costa reveals how he upset Kante at Chelsea & savages former club

Premier League
Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa has revealed how he got N’Golo Kante angry while at Stamford Bridge and has degraded Atletico Madrid’s training facilities. Costa was one of the very few to break Chelsea’s striker curse during his three years in the Premier League, winning the top flight two times with two 20-goal campaigns. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); And he even manged to anger his nicest of teammates, A cult hero amongst Chelsea fans, Costa enjoys a similar reputation in LaLiga where he used to bully defenders as one of football’s great ‘s***housers’. It used to be opposition players who got caught up in the striker’s infuriating antics, but as he’s now revealed himself, it was also his teammates too. (adsbygoogle = window.ad...
Joe Cole names Chelsea’s most important player under Tuchel

Joe Cole names Chelsea’s most important player under Tuchel

Premier League
Joe Cole believes N’Golo Kante is Chelsea’s most important player but even if he’s injured the London club can cope without him. The Blues take on Watford this evening looking to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League and Tuchel made six changes to the starting lineup that drew with Manchester United last time out. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Christensen, Christian Pulisic, Saul Niguez, Mason Mount, Cesar Azpilicueta and Kai Havertz all started the game while Jorginho, Timo Werner and Thiago Silva are among those dropped to the bench. Tuchel explains why he subbed off Saul Niguez during Chelsea’s victory over Watford Tuchel issues Christensen with Chelsea contract ultimatum Lionel Messi’s classy message to Mo Salah after he was ‘ro...
Gundogan names Chelsea star as his toughest ever opponent

Gundogan names Chelsea star as his toughest ever opponent

Premier League
Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has named Chelsea star N’Golo Kante as the toughest opponent he has ever played against. Kante joined Chelsea from Leicester City back in July 2016, just weeks after he played a key role in the Foxes’ Premier League title triumph under Claudio Ranieri. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Since his arrival at the club, Kante has been a regular in midfield, having played more than 20 games in each of his first five full seasons at Stamford Bridge. Cristiano Ronaldo ‘bemused’ by Solskjaer’s decision before Man Utd sacking ‘Furious’ Klopp blasts Liverpool players despite Southampton win Ralf Rangnick to make bizarre training ground change in first act as Man Utd manager The France international was also key to ...
Thomas Tuchel singles out Chelsea star in Leicester win

Thomas Tuchel singles out Chelsea star in Leicester win

Premier League
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel hailed N’Golo Kante’s ‘outstanding’ display after the club recorded a comfortable 3-0 win over Leicester City. The Blues made light work of Brendan Rodgers’ team on Saturday as goals from Antonio Rudiger, Christian Pulisic and Kante secured the London side three points. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The latter scored a superb individual goal for Chelsea’s second as he went on a driving run before firing the ball past his Kasper Schmeichel from the edge of the box. Solskjaer speaks after Man Utd sack as he aims shot at flops Rudiger reveals the promise he made to his son before Leicester victory Petr Cech reveals two Chelsea loan stars were ‘close’ to staying in Tuchel’s squad Tuchel was keen to pay tribute to the...
Casemiro reveals where he ranks among best defensive midfielders amid Kante comparison

Casemiro reveals where he ranks among best defensive midfielders amid Kante comparison

La Liga, Premier League
Real Madrid's Casemiro has conceded that he sees himself as one of the top defensive midfielders in the world, but failed to describe himself as the best. The 29-year-old has been shining at the base of Real's midfield ever since returning from a loan spell with Porto in 2015, and he is generally accepted as one of football's best players in his position. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ESPN asked Casemiro whether he was better than another player who is regularly involved in these talks, Chelsea's N'Golo Kante, but he was quick to point out how the two do different jobs. Cavani sends message to Solskjaer over Ronaldo selection amid lack of playing time Xavi implements 10 strict rules at Barcelona – just like Lampard did at Chelsea Pogba makes Ron...
Kante blow for Chelsea as midfielder is ruled out of key UCL & Premier League fixtures

Kante blow for Chelsea as midfielder is ruled out of key UCL & Premier League fixtures

Premier League, UEFA
N'Golo Kante had been hoping to rediscover his best form for Chelsea after his return from a groin injury, but he is now back on the sidelines through illness and will miss key Champions League and Premier League games. The France international is only three outings into a return to action after missing out on three matches with a muscular complaint. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kante had been catching the eye again, with a starting spot recovered in Tuchel's plans, but another enforced spell out of contention is to be taken in as Chelsea are forced into more tactical tinkering. With the player being ruled out for the immediate future, the Blues will have to make do without him when facing Juventus on Wednesday. Tuchel's side made a winning sta...
Tuchel explains decision to replace Mason Mount with Kante vs Tottenham

Tuchel explains decision to replace Mason Mount with Kante vs Tottenham

Premier League
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says he needed to bring on N’Golo Kante at the break against Tottenham in order to ‘change the momentum’ of the match. After a quiet first-half, Chelsea sprung into life in the second against Spurs, overpowering the home team with Thiago Silva, Kante and Rudiger all getting the score sheet. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mason Mount was substituted at half-time with the Frenchman brought onto replace him. Tuchel was unhappy with Chelsea’s first-half display and felt more intensity was needed. John Terry hails Chelsea player after starring role against Tottenham David de Gea reveals surprise over WestHam penalty after Man Utd heroics Fabinho names the two favourites to win the Premier League this season ‘It was a h...
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