Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has signed a new five-year contract, the club have announced.
France international Kante, signed from Leicester in the summer of 2016, has been an ever-present in Maurizio Sarri’s side this season and there had been reports that he was attracting interest from Manchester United.
“N’Golo Kante has today extended his stay at Stamford Bridge by signing a new five-year contract,” Chelsea said on their official website.
Kante, 27, added: “I’m happy to extend my time with Chelsea. It has been two beautiful years and I wish for more to come.
“Since I came, I completely improved as a player, challenged myself and got some awards I never thought about.”