Chelsea fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are enjoying a liquid lunch today, it is Friday after all, and their spirits are high after our Blues supporting barman spotted some huge Chelsea news on social media.
Italian journalist, Fabrizio Romano, has claimed that it is just a matter of dotting the i’s and dotting the t’s as Chelsea close in on the signing of Premier League champion, N’Golo Kante.
Kanté-Chelsea, finalizing last details about add-ons and then will be reached an agreement. Here we go. #CFC
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 15, 2016
Furthermore, French reporter, Mohamed Bouhafsi has tweeted even more exciting details for Blues fans in the bar here, stating that the deal is done with the French midfielder agreeing a five-year-deal after Leicester and Conte’s new side had settled on a €36m fee.
As Bouhafsi reports, the 25-year-old could be set for a medical over the weekend, should that be the case the deal is expected to be announced early next week.
The tireless midfielder was integral in both Leicester winning the title last season as well as helping his national side to the final of this summer’s European Championships.
Chelsea fans, how big is this signing?! What can the Frenchman bring to Antonio Conte’s midfield? Let us know below…
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