Insider claims Chelsea have made a £20m bid for this Premier League star

Chelsea have made an official bid to sign N'Golo Kante from Leicester City this summer, claims Emanuele Giulianelli

Chelsea have made a £20m offer to sign N’Golo Kante from Leicester City this summer, according to Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli.

The west London club are currently preparing for life under new manager Antonio Conte as the Italian coach gears up for his first season managing in the Premier League.

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Chelsea have been linked with a host of different players in the summer transfer window but have thus far only signed striker Michy Batshuayi from Marseille.

Leicester City midfielder Kante has been touted as a possible target for the west London club – and Italian reporter Giulianelli has now claimed that the Blues have made their interest official by tabling an £20m bid.

Giulianelli tweeted:

Chelsea are looking to bounce back from their disastrous campaign last season, when their title defence was left in tatters as they limped to a 10th-placed finish in the Premier League.

Conte has been installed as Jose Mourinho’s successor after the Portuguese coach was sacked by the Blues back in December.

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