“My dream was to become a footballer and to try and win trophies,” his statement on the official Chelsea website reads. “Joining Chelsea was the perfect arrangement for me to achieve those dreams.
“The first day I joined Chelsea, I was told very early on that the objective here is always to win trophies. Always.
“I’ve managed to do that and I’m so grateful for my coaches, my teammates and the Chelsea supporters for helping me achieve this.
“The last few years at this club have been great for me and, I hope, for the Chelsea fans too.”
Following reports from Fabrizio Romano, it has been revealed that N’Golo Kante has signed a lucrative four-year contract with Al-Ittihad, earning a total of €100 million.