N’Golo Kante is soon to become the latest signing of Saudi Arabian side Al Ittihad as they club is finalizing his signing.
As confirmed by Transfer Guru Fabrizio Romano, Kante will be playing in the Saudi Pro League next season as he’s set to join as a free agent.
He also confirmed that the French International has completed his first phase of medicals towards joining the Saudi Arabian side.
He posted on Instagram saying: “Al Ittihad are finally signing documents to get N’Golo Kanté deal sealed — here we go confirmed.”
“Kanté will play in Saudi next season as he’s set to join as free agent — first part of medicals completed.”
“Total salary will be around €100m with new terms discussed and now agreed during the last few days.
“It’s the end of an era at Chelsea — as Kanté will leave the club and join Karim Benzema at Al Ittihad.”
The Chelsea midfielder will exit Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his deal at the end of June 2023.
Following his lengthy years at West London filled with success, although it has tailed off in recent seasons, the 32-year-old has decided it’s time to depart England.
N’Golo Kante, who joined The Blues in July 2016 from the King Power Stadium for £30 million, has achieved almost all there is to achieve.
The Frenchman has won every major trophy at both International and club level since he started his professional football career.
Recent reports also have it that N’Golo Kante will receive a total salary of around €100m with new terms discussed and agreed during the last few days.
This marks the end of an era for Kante in Stamford Bridge as the Frenchman will join fellow French international Karim Benzema at Al Ittihad.
N’Golo Kante was born on March 29th, 1991 and later on made his professional debut with Boulogne in 2012.
Kante is well-known for his tenure at Premier League clubs Leicester City and now Chelsea. He won the league at both clubs.
The Frenchman has been a strong force in England since his arrival, winning every major prize and the midfielder was a vital member of France’s World Cup-winning squad in 2018.
The 32-year-old has won the Champions League, Europa League, UEFA Super Cup, and FA Cup, as well as the Premier League twice.
Kante is a box-to-box midfielder who is well-known for his work rate and ball-winning talents. He is also regarded as one of the best midfielders of all time.
He is a calm and disciplined player on the field who adheres to the tactics and is capable of tackling and regaining possession, intercepting passes, and blocking shots.
N’Golo Kante is a tireless player who can readily create for his teammates after recovering possession of the ball.
Where is Kante originally from?
Kante is a practicing Muslim. He was born in Paris to parents from Mali who had immigrated to France in 1980. He was raised in Rueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine.
When N’Golo was 11 years old, his father passed away, and his older sister Niama died from a heart attack just before the 2018 World Cup.
N’Golo Kante Net Worth
Kante is one of the most likeable footballers in the world as he is always about the business on the pitch and honesty.
His excellent displays and his humble nature has earned him a lot of admirers and lots of following in the recent years.
The Frenchman’s net worth stands at 23 million Euros, according to the Wtfoot website and could skyrocket now that he will be moving to Saudi Arabia.