Barcelona offer star player to Chelsea in exchange for Kante

By Robert Nyanja: Friday, July 13th 2018 at 10:52 GMT +3 | Gossip & Rumours
Kante has been brilliant for France at the World Cup [Photo: Courtesy]

Barcelona are interested in the signature of Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante as Andres Iniesta’s replacement, according to reports.

The midfielder has been brilliant so far for France at this summer’s World Cup, leading Les Blues to the finals on Sunday against newbies Croatia.

Andre Gomes has been a surplus at Camp Nou [Photo: Courtesy]

Chelsea, having sacked Antonio Conte are set to replace him with former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri.

According to Sky Sports Italy-based reporter Gianluca Di Marzio, Barcelona are prepared to offer Andre Gomes to the Blues in exchange for Kante.

Sarri will fight to keep Kante at Stamford Bridge [Photo: Courtesy]

However, Chelsea will not let their star midfielder leave as Sarri has reportedly told Chelsea the 27-year-old is not for sale at any price.

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