Chelsea have been rocked by reports that N’Golo Kante is eyeing a summer move away from the club with Real Madrid his top choice.
The dynamic midfielder, who moved to Stamford Bridge in 2016, is regarded as one of the best players in the world in his position.
He has won a Premier League title, an FA Cup, and the Europa League with the Blues, while he also won the title with Leicester City.
Kante also played a pivotal part in helping France win the World Cup in Russia in 2018.
However, it is claimed he is now seeking a new challenge a sees a move to Spanish giants Real as a perfect fit for his next club.
Kante is understood to have a strong relationship with Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane and he would be a great acquisition for them.
According to The Sun, The Spaniards will likely have to pay in excess of £100m for the midfielder if they are to prize him away from Chelsea.
The Blues paid Leicester £30m for the Frenchman after he had helped the Foxes win the title after an amazing season.
N’Golo Kante could force a move out of Chelsea in the summer to join Real Madrid
Real president Florentino Perez is said to be reluctant to pay over the odds for Chelsea’s number seven and believes the club are well stocked in defensive midfield.
Casemiro is their main star who does the job that Kante does, while they also have a few younger players who can fill in.
Perez regards the Brazilian as the best holding midfielder in the world and is thought to be in no mind to threaten the his position.
Both Bayern Munich and Juventus are also said to be interested in signing Kante but the player heavily favours a move to the Bernabeu, the report suggests.
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