Chelsea midfield machine, N’Golo Kante is to become the highest earner in the club after they proposed to offer the Frenchman £290,000-a-week contract.
TheEcho recalls that Eden Hazard was the highest earner with a wage of £220,000-a-week before this offer was made to Kante.
The Times reports that Chelsea have offered the former Leicester City midfielder a new five-year contract worth a club-record of £15 million per season.
Kante who had an impressive outing for his country in the just concluded FIFA World Cup has been a major part of Chelsea squad since his move from Leicester City two years ago.
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The 27-year-old was a subject of interest from Paris Saint-Germain this summer, but Chelsea are keen on keeping the midfield maestro at Stamford Bridge.