Chelsea in advanced talks to sign Premier League star – report

Chelsea are in talks to bring N'Golo Kante to Stamford Bridge this summer, claims insider

Chelsea are in advanced discussions to sign N’Golo Kante from Leicester City this summer, according to reports.

The Blues are believed to be on the lookout for a number of new signings this summer as Antonio Conte prepares for his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.

Kante was one of the Premier League’s standout performers last season after his consistent displays in central midfield for Leicester City helped to propel Claudio Ranieri’s men to the top-flight title.

Kante has been touted as a target for both Chelsea and Arsenal in recent weeks amid the speculation about his future at the King Power Stadium.

Now, respected football journalist Tancredi Palmeri has claimed that Chelsea are in advanced talks about the possibility of bringing Kante to Stamford Bridge this summer in what would be Conte’s first signing in west London.

Palmeri tweeted: “Chelsea are in advanced talks with N’Golo Kante.

“After several meetings, the player has decided to postpone his decision after Euro 2016,”

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Chelsea endured a season to forget last term and will not play in Europe next season.

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