N’Golo Kante: Manchester United emerge favourites to sign Chelsea defensive midfielder

N’Golo Kante: Manchester United emerge favourites to sign Chelsea defensive midfielder

- N’Golo Kante’s future at Chelsea is in doubt as he is linked away from the Club

- Real Madrid and Inter Milan have been on the trail of the defensive midfielder

- Latest twist shows Manchester United are now favoured to sign the Frenchman

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N’Golo Kante has emerged Manchester United’s major target as the Chelsea defensive midfielder is also being trailed by several clubs including Real Madrid and Inter Milan.

United are now the leading contenders to snap up the Frenchman who has been tipped to leave the Stamford Bridge club next year.

Speculations over the player’s transfer have really intensified in the last couple of days, but there is a latest twist with the Red Devils at vantage position.

The odds for the 29-year-old to move to the Old Trafford have increased tremendously but they will likely shrink by the time January transfer window opens.

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Kante played in a double pivot alongside United's Paul Pogba for the French national team as they lifted the 2018 World Cup and could help United lift their first domestic league title since the 2012-13 season.

The French midfielder who has now won two Premier League titles with Leicester City and Chelsea, as well as the World Cup, ended up being a world-class player.

N’Golo Kante: Manchester United emerge favourites to sign Chelsea defensive midfielder

N’Golo Kante could be joining Manchester United next year. Photo: Visionhaus
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Kante began his journey with local amateur club JS Suresnesn and played in the French third-division in 2012.

He took advantage of the opportunity of helping Boulogne's reserve gain promotion into the fifth division.

The player recently admitted that it was until 2016 that he started believing he would make it as a footballer while studying accounting in his early 20's.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea have renewed their interest in signing West Ham star Declan Rice for a fee reported to be around £60mllion during the January window, reports from Mirror claims.

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The England midfielder has been linked with the west London club during the summer and he is one of Frank Lampard's huge admirers.

The Blues were unable to raise £60m for the Englishman after spending £220m on new players that arrived Stamford Bridge last summer.

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