Gary Lineker has heartfelt message for N'Golo Kante on Twitter

Leicester's N'Golo Kante in action with Sunderland's Jermain Defoe

Chelsea are reportedly set to sign N'Golo Kante from Leicester City in the summer transfer window.

Leicester's N'Golo Kante in action with Sunderland's Fabio Borini

Tottenham Hotspur legend Gary Lineker has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to N'Golo Kante’s reportedly imminent move away from Leicester City.

According to Sky Sports, Kante is set to leave Leicester for Premier League rivals Chelsea in the summer transfer window.

It has been reported that the Blues have agreed to pay the Foxes a transfer fee of around £32 million to secure the services of the France international defensive midfielder this summer.

Former Leicester and Tottenham striker Lineker has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to the development on Kante’s future.

The former England international has thanked the 25-year-old midfielder for his performances for the Foxes last season.

Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker in the stands

Leicester won the Premier League title during the 2015-16 season much against the odds.

Kante was a key player in Claudio Ranieri’s side's title triumph and was widely lauded for his performances.

The France international midfielder scored one goal and created 30 chances in 37 Premier League appearances for Leicester last season.

The former Caen man had a pass accuracy of 82% and a shot accuracy of 28%, and won 38 headers, 47 dribbles and 125 tackles.

Leicester City's Danny Simpson and N'Golo Kante in action with Swansea's Wayne Routledge

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