Barcelona to offer £86m star to land Chelsea midfielder wanted by PSG

Date published: Friday 13th July 2018 8:31

LaLiga giants Barcelona have made an approach for Chelsea star N’Golo Kante, according to the latest reports.

It emerged yesterday in Italy that Antonio Conte was no longer in charge at Stamford Bridge, with Maurizio Sarri set to take over from him.

Sarri is widely expected to take Manchester City target Jorginho with him to West London it a deal that could reach €60m.

Now, Italian transfer expert Gianluca di Marzio claims that Barcelona have made Chelsea midfielder Kante one of their priorities for the summer transfer window.

According to the Daily Express on Wednesday, the Blues are keen on tying down the long-term future of the France international by offering him a £200k-a-week deal.

He claims that the Catalan giants are willing to offer Andre Gomes as part of the deal, with Di Marzio claiming that Chelsea may be open to doing business because of Jorginho’s impending arrival.

Gomes has a contract with the Catalan giants until 2021 but is release clause is said to be a whopping £86million.

 

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