Liverpool are, quite clearly, in desperate need of midfield reinforcement. The latest update from England suggests that Liverpool are set to sign Chelsea star N’Golo Kante.
Chelsea spent 35.8 million euros to sign the France international from Leicester City in the summer of 2016. The 31-year-old has a valid contract until June 2023.
The defensive midfielder has made only two appearances for Chelsea but is yet to score or register an assist for them this season across all fronts.
He is considered to be one of the best midfielders in France. As a member of France national football team, N’Golo Kante won 53 caps and he scored two goals.
The France international is believed to be available for transfer, with Jürgen Klopp now keen to bring him to Liverpool.
Klopp wants to sign a new defensive midfielder and N’Golo Kante is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. The France international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of midfielder Klopp wants to target in the winter transfer window.
Liverpool are desperate to make an impact in the winter transfer window.
The former Leicester City man will offer the Liverpool boss the freedom to be more flexible with his formations, tactics and team selections. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.
World Football Rumours
According to the report, “Jurgen Klopp is hoping to sign French star N’Golo Kante from Chelsea, according to El Nacional. Kant has only made two appearances for Chelsea this season due to injury, but could he help Liverpool revive their season of struggle?”
Liverpool will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Kante to join the club.
The Blues will be ready to part ways with the defensive midfielder should the right offer arrives.
Good signing for Liverpool?
Signing the 31-year-old in the winter transfer window would be a masterstroke from Klopp.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit at Anfield.
Liverpool fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
The ball is in Liverpool’s court and they need to take a decision on signing Kante.
Whether he will join Liverpool or not remains to be seen.
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Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time playing Esports games.