Since moving to Stamford Bridge, Kante has established himself as an integral member of Antonio Conte's four-man midfield, carrying on from where he left off at the Foxes.
But the France midfielder, signed from Leicester last summer, has highlighted the contribution of 2015 victor Hazard in helping Chelsea establish a seven-point lead with eight games to play.
The hard-working midfielder is just six wins away from securing his second league title, just a year after inspiring Leicester to unforgettably finish top last season.
'So I kept working in my local team Suresnes, a little team in a suburb of Paris. I have been in two good teams.
In turn, while £51m is a lot of money and will be hard to turn down, surely Chelsea will prioritise what is best for the success of the club, and that means keeping Kante regardless of the money on offer as he is simply that important as his track record is starting to show.
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"I think N'Golo has to improve in this situation".
"That is why I didn't go to Arsenal and went to Chelsea".
Kante had to work harder than most players to climb the French system, progressing through the lower leagues before joining Caen in Ligue 1, but his lung-bursting displays have suited the intensity of the English top flight.
Kante cost Chelsea £32million in the summer, after the France global shone in the middle of the park for the Foxes in their spectacular campaign last season.
'I am not one of the best midfielders in the world or something like that. They have different styles and I can learn from everyone'.