Sunday 27 September 2020
European reports said today, Sunday, that Manchester United of England inquired about the status of Frenchman Ngolo Kante, the Chelsea player, in preparation for joining him during the current summer transfer period.
According to what was reported by “The Sun” newspaper, United will face a tough competition with Inter Milan, who is also seeking to sign the French crowned in the last World Cup in Russia.
The British newspaper confirmed that United had contacted the Chelsea player’s advisors in preparation for opening negotiations to join the 29-year-old.
“The Sun” reported that United management would move towards the French player, if he agreed to receive 300,000 pounds as a weekly salary.
United have so far only concluded one deal during the Mercato period, contracting former Ajax player Donnie Van de Beek for £ 39 million.
Kante has an extended contract with Chelsea until the summer of 2023, so United will have to pay Chelsea a reasonable amount in exchange for the dismissal of the French midfielder’s services.
It is worth noting that Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is keen to bring Kante to the Italian league during the current Mercato.