Manchester United report: Red Devils eyeing N'Golo Kante swoop

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Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante
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Manchester United are said to beryllium considering a bid for Chelsea's N'Golo Kante this summer.

Incoming manager Erik 10 Hag - who volition instrumentality implicit astatine Old Trafford astatine the extremity of the play - wants to motion the French World Cup-winning midfielder arsenic helium looks to rebuild the Red Devils' squad.

According to the Mirror, United consciousness that Kante - whose Blues woody expires adjacent twelvemonth - is simply a realistic target.

That is contempt the 31-year-old reportedly being a 'near-certainty' to enactment astatine Stamford Bridge amid a imaginable midfield overhaul.

United's midfield is arguably the section astir desperately successful request of upgrading - and portion Kante whitethorn beryllium past his peak, helium inactive has plentifulness to offer.

His immense vigor and ball-winning quality are apt to beryllium peculiarly appealing to Ten Hag, who has go synonymous with a high-intensity attack astatine Ajax.

Were Kante to travel in, helium could go 1 portion of an wholly caller United midfield duo.

There has been speech this week of a determination for Frenkie de Jong - who played nether Ten Hag astatine Ajax and could beryllium allowed to permission Barcelona during the upcoming transportation window.

And with De Jong's providing poised playmaking and Kante bringing adept break-up play, it feels similar the 2 would complement each different precise nicely indeed.

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Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo successful April 2019 and has besides written for The Analyst and When Saturday Comes, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and is besides a keen follower of Borussia Dortmund. A self-confessed statto, helium has been known to ticker shot with a spreadsheet (or several) open...