The good news for Chelsea fans today is that N’Golo Kante has been announced as signing a new five-year contract at Stamford Bridge.
This ties the France international down until 2023, in a major boost for the Blues as they face uncertainty over another of their stars.
Eden Hazard is notably still to commit his future to Chelsea, with his deal currently set to expire at the end of next season.
The Belgium international, like Kante, is one of Chelsea’s most important players and not one they can afford to lose.
Don Balon are among the sources to recently link Hazard as a transfer target for Real Madrid, and the longer he goes without penning an extension, the greater risk there is of CFC losing him on the cheap.
This happened to the west Londoners with Thibaut Courtois in the summer as he’d run his contract down to its final year. before a cut-price exit to the Bernabeu.
Little wonder then, that Chelsea fans are now on Twitter calling for their club to make sure they get Hazard’s contract sorted out next…
Kante done, hopefully Hazard next! ? pic.twitter.com/QveGF4Obii
— Dan Ricketts (@dan_ricketts96) November 23, 2018
Hazard next? https://t.co/BF9zBOs7d6
— Kwabena Kante (@kwarteng_nimo) November 23, 2018
N’Golo Kante contract extension ?
Eden Hazard contract extension…?
You know what to do @ChelseaFC
— ? (@CFCFutboI_) November 23, 2018
After Kante's deal now we can call hazard and his family to come and sign
— CHISCO (@Reesemach) November 23, 2018
Kante extends. Hazard next. ??
— Pratiek Varma (@Pratiek_Varma) November 23, 2018
Kante done .waiting for hazard then pic.twitter.com/lqpQwMcZhP
— amer™? (@amerafqar) November 23, 2018
Now Hazard should follow.
Happy for Kante.
— Parnwellinho kim (@kimparnwell) November 23, 2018
Congrats kante please let hazard follow kante's footstep by signing
— Ephraim Prince 44 (@44Ephraim) November 23, 2018
yes!!! LORD KANTE!!! 😀 Now Hazard contract next please… https://t.co/FEsnFfBaZp
— infzer0 (@infzer0) November 23, 2018
Official: N'golo Kanté has signed a new contract which will keep him at @ChelseaFC till 2023.
Fantastic job by Marina and co.
Hazard next? pic.twitter.com/RPteKaAYYD
— Viktor Esemuede (@ViktorEsemuede) November 23, 2018
— Chloe Pearce (@TheBlueLioness) November 23, 2018
Excellent news about Kante. One of the best signings we've ever made. Came to Chelsea when we were down and played a big part in picking us back up and making us champions.
Now let's sort Hazard!
— Gus Mears (@gusmears1905) November 23, 2018