Juventus have reportedly not willing to meet Chelsea £80m price tag for former PFA Player of the Year N’Golo Kante ahead of the summer transfer window.
The 29-year-old France international has been struggling with various injury this term and the Blues are said to be prepared to cash in on the defensive midfielder in the next transfer window due to concerns over his injury record.
Kante has made 164 appearances for the Chelsea in four years with the club by winning Premier League, Emirate FA Cup and Europa League in that time, but he has been sidelined numerous times this term.
However, Maurizio Sarri and Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici are fans of Kante Calciomercato claims that the £80m asking price for 2018 FIFA World Cup winner is out of their reach so the Serie A champions have decided against even adding him to their transfer wish list.
Chelsea are said to be unwilling to reduce their valuation given that Kante still has three years to run on his contract, but Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain may still be tempted to make an offer.
Kate joined Chelsea from Leicester City in 2016 after inspiring the Foxes to their shock Premier League title triumph in his debut term in England.