Official: Kanté joins Benzema at Al-Ittihad

21/06/23 09:06 by Fabien Borne

Saudi Arabia's reigning champions, Al-Ittihad overnight announced the signing of French world champion N'Golo Kanté on a three-year contract.

After <a href=/news/official-karim-benzema-signs-for-al-ittihad>Karim Benzema, Al-Ittihad has struck another major blow in the transfer market by signing French world champion N'Golo Kanté (32), who has been available since the end of his contract at Chelsea.

N'Golo Kanté has signed a three-year deal with the Jeddah-based club, running until June 2026, and is set to earn around €100 million over the period (not €100 million/year).

After 8 seasons in the Premier League, Kanté is about to discover a new world and a fast-expanding championship. He will wear the number 7 shirt at Al-Ittihad.