After spending huge money on signings last season, director Roman Abramovic is ready to sign the cheque book again. Besides, the desperation upon Ering Haaland, Chelsea is eager to sign the French center back Jules Kounde from Sevilla. The center back of Spanish club Sevilla FC, Jules Kounde can join Chelsea if the negotiation goes well.
Moreover, Chelsea are pushing for Jules Kounde. Chelsea are planning to include their defender Kurt Zouma in the Kounde’s deral as Seviila are appreciating Zouma. The talks between Sevilla and Chelsea is going on. As revealed yesterday, Kounde is the main target of Chelsea FC. The work is in progress.
Moreover, if we talk about Jules Kounde’s defensive abilities, he is one of the finest center back. In 2019, Sevilla signed him from Bordeaux with the transfer fee of €25M. After serving the club for 2 years, Jules Kounde is linked with a move to Chelsea. But, Jules Kounde’s contract expires on 2024. Currently, his market value is about €60M, according to the transfermarkt.com. In 2019/20 season, he won UEFA Europa League with Sevilla beating Inter Milan in final.
Jules Kounde Linked To Real Madrid Earlier
Earlier, Kounde was the target of Spanish club Real Madrid. When the captain Sergio Ramos was on the verge of leaving, Real Madrid had kept an eye on Jules Kounde. But, later they signed David Alaba in a freed transfer. Now, Raphael Varane also left the club for Manchester United. But now, Real Madrid are not interested on Kounde. Either David Alaba and Nacho or David Alaba and Militao will fill the void. Now, the possibility Of Jules Kounde joining Real Madrid is almost zero. Jules Kounde will be eventually moving to Chelsea.
Negotiations Going Well And Chances Of Jules Kounde To Chelsea
Moreover, the talks between the London club and Sevilla has already progressed. The deal will happen probably with the transfer fee of €50-55M. Chelsea is continuously targeting Jules Kounde. As we know Chelsea is the club with big financial backup. And, the president Roman Abramovic will sign the player that he wants. Moreover, Chelsea is keen on signing Erling Haaland. In a recent interview Erling Haaland said that €175M is a huge sum of money for a player. So, the statement from Haaland clarifies that Chelsea wants Haaland along with Jules Kounde. Last season they spent €300M on Kai Haveretz, Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech. Furthermore, they are interested on signing Kounde and Erling Haaland both at the same time.
Although Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger are available in the squad, Chelsea wants to add the youngster in the list. For future, Kounde can be a key defender for them. The 22 years old defender has already proven his worth in European top flights. Moreover, he was a part of the French squad in the Euro 2020.
Sevilla Waiting For The Good Deal
According to Fabrizio Romano, the negotiations are going well. The talks are going well between Sevilla and Chelsea about Kounde’s move to Chelsea. Although Jules Kounde is willing to join “The Blues”, Sevilla will only let him go if Chelsea gives good money.
About Kounde’s move to Chelsea. Although he is willing to join “The Blues”, Sevilla will only let him go if Chelsea gives good money. Kounde’s move to Chelsea will only be done when Sevilla gets what they want. They want money not less than €50M along with Kurt Zouma to fill the Kounde’s gap. Although he is willing to join “The Blues”, Sevilla will only let him go if Chelsea gives good money. But, Chelsea wants him at any cost. So, they won’t make the deal cancel. Chelsea will probably have Zouma in the swap deal with €50M transfer fee.