The stay of N'Golo Kante has been growing increasingly concerned that he's unlikely to be in Frank Lampard's plan going forward, with the Stamford Bridge side tried twice to make a move for ex academy graduate Declan Rice during the winter and summer transfer window.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. The French international has emerged as the engine room of Chelsea's midfield since joining the blues from Leicester City in the summer of 2016 and played very important role in the success of the club into q premier league title, which emerged as his second consecutively.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Kante hasn't been influential as he was during the times of Mourizzio Sarri and Antonio Conte, although the 29 year old has started all the five games Chelsea had played so far, despite a host of new faces in the club.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. The midfielder is said to be fully aware of Chelsea's interest in signing another defensive midfielder in Declan Rice and he recognises this could be his last season at the blues shirt.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Lampard and Kante's relationship issue started talking when the Frenchman asked the English coach to allow him skip training for his best friends wedding, but Frank Lampard refused.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Although, Chelsea as a team denied the exchange in words, but Kante refused to deny it while on international duty with his father land France.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Frank Lampard is keen to add Declan Rice as he already knows N'Golo Kante could seek his way out of the club next season.