Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri has requested for the signing of Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante next summer according to the latest reports from the Italian media.
Sarri worked with Kante while he was the Chelsea manager for one season and he’s keen to reunite with him at the end of the season according to renowned journalist IndyKaila.
It was also revealed that the Juventus bid for Kante will start at 70 million pounds.
French World Cup winner Kante has not had the best of starts to the new campaign as a result of an ankle problem.
He has made just three appearances for Chelsea this season due to the persistent ankle injury dating back to the last campaign.
Maurizio Sarri won the Europa League title with Chelsea in his one and only season at the club and Kante was a key player for his team.
The Italian tactician left Chelsea to take the managerial job at Juventus this summer.
He has a three-year contract with the Italian Serie A champions.
It remains to be seen whether Chelsea will want to lose the services of Kante to their former manager.
N’Golo Kante has a contract at Chelsea until the end of the 2023/24 season.