Former Manchester United and AS Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov believes N’Golo Kante will stay with Chelsea.
The France World Cup winner is being linked with a €100m move to PSG.
Berbatov told Betfair:”N’Golo Kanté is a player that Chelsea must keep.
“He is the backbone of the team, he controls the field and fights for all the tackles. He will be very useful to the new coach, Maurizio Sarri , because he will stimulate competition for this position.
“Every player will want to show that he deserves his place.”
The World Cup winner has been linked with a move to PSG and France team mate and winner of Young player award at the just concluded World Cup in Russia has claimed that he spoke with Kante about the possibility of joining the Paris club side.
The speculation has led Chelsea to planning a new lucrative offer for the Midfield powerhouse.
Kante has won two EPL titles, The FA Cup and the World Cup in just three years of top-flight football.