Barcelona To offer a Player – plus-cash Deal For Kante’s Service
Spanish League Champions Barcelona have reportedly offered a player-plus-cash deal to Chelsea so as to get N’Golo Kante’s signature before the start of the upcoming season.
The World Cup winner is being tracked by Barcelona and Paris St-German this summer according to the Mail as both clubs seek to improve their defensive duties at the center of the pitch so as to lay claim for next season’s Champions League glory.
The same media outlet reported last week that PSG manager Thomas Tuchel told the player’s compatriot Kylian Mbappe to convince him – during their camping in Russia – to join the Westfalenstadion outfits ahead of the coming season.
Meanwhile, Barcelona seem to be leading the race for the 26-year-old midfielder as they are ready to release Andre Gomes as a makeshift in their move to convince Chelsea to release him.
According to Sky Italia, the Blaugranas manager Valverde is willing to part way with the 24-year-old Spanish midfielder, so, he wants to sanction his move to Stamford Bridge and hopes he gets Kante in return.
We reported last night that Arsenal manager Unai Emery is looking at the prospect of signing Gomes this summer to add more quality to his midfield ahead of next season.
In other news, Willian is still Barcelona’s prime target as they want a new winger who could serve as Dembele’s replacement, should the youngster join Liverpool.