Todo Fichajes reports that Arsenal are close to signing midfielder N’Golo Kante on a free transfer in the summer of 2023.
In January, Arsenal spent £ 12 million to buy midfielder Jorginho from Chelsea. Although there have been quite a few good picks in the midfield like Xhaka or Partey, coach Mikel Arteta is still not satisfied. The Spanish teacher wants to have at least one more good pick in the midfield.
TodoFichajes reports that Arsenal are close to signing midfielder N’Golo Kante on a free transfer in the summer of 2023. Kante has just returned from injury. Immediately, Chelsea raised the issue of extension with the French player but did not succeed.
Chelsea are ranked 11th in the Premier League, they are in danger of not participating in the European Cup next season. That is why the player born in 1991 postponed the extension of the contract with the Stamford Bridge team. If Chelsea cannot attend the European Cup, the former Leicester star will negotiate to find a new destination.
A source of TodoFichajes said that Kante had initially agreed to a number of terms offered by Arsenal. The former Leicester player signed a two-year contract with the Gunners, with the option of a further year extension.
Arsenal is currently leading in the Premier League, it is not known whether they will win the title or not, but the opportunity to participate in the Champions League is almost certainly in their hands. In addition to the midfield, coach Arteta also wants to upgrade the attack and defense, thereby being able to compete on many fronts.