Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has agreed to sign for Saudi Arabian side Al Ittihad.
The 32-year-old midfielder with international teammate Karim Benzema at Al Ittihad on a three-year contract.
Last season, Kante struggled with injuries and made only nine appearances for the Blues.
According to reports, he is expected to get paid €86 million for his services.
The World Cup winner has decided to end his seven-year spell with Chelsea and will move to Saudi when his contract ends on June 30th.
— Ittihad Club (@ittihad_en) June 20, 2023
“The contract [with Kante] was finalized on Tuesday, June 20th, after he completed his medical tests at a specialized medical center in Dubai”, Al-Ittihad said in a statement.
“This move comes as Ittihad, who recently won the Saudi Professional League, aims to strengthen their squad.
“Kante’s addition to Al-Ittihad is considered one of the most high-profile and impactful signings in the club’s history. It is part of the club’s efforts to establish itself as a top choice for world-class players in the Saudi Professional League.”
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