The French champions were looking to strengthen after a relatively disappointing Champions League display which saw them go out in the round of 16 to the eventual champions Real Madrid 5-2 on aggregate.
Kante didn’t seem keen though:
“There was no urge to go elsewhere after the World Cup,” he said in an interview with RMC Sport.
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There were other clubs interests but after talking to Chelsea, things were clear. The club is counting on me and I feel good. The next logical step was to continue to Chelsea. There were some contacts [from PSG]. But after a discussion with Chelsea I realised that the main thing was to feel good where I was. I am at Chelsea. It's good for me to stay at Chelsea.
Kante won the Premier League in his first season at Chelsea and the FA Cup in his second, before winning the World Cup with France.
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