Jules Kounde Has Reportedly Scouted Houses In London
Sevilla defender Jules Kounde has reportedly scouted houses in London amid speculation linking him with a move to Chelsea.
Following the departures of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen, the Blues have been prioritising defensive targets this summer.
They managed to secure the services of Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli, but Chelsea are still keen to make further additions to their backline.
As well as targeting PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe, a recent report suggested that the Blues were leading the race to sign Jules Kounde from Sevilla.
According to Football London, Chelsea are edging closer to completing the transfer of the 23-year-old, who has been looking at homes in London.
Despite a move appearing to be close to completion, the Blues could still face competition from Barcelona, who are admirers of the Frenchman.
Chelsea legend rates Barcelona’s decision to sign Kounde
Chelsea legend, Gus Poyet, has rated Barcelona’s decision to sign the Blues' transfer target, Jules Kounde, from Sevilla.Chelsea appeared to be in pole position to sign Kounde this summer.However, the French defender is now set to sign for Barcelona after agreeing on terms with the Catalan club.Asked if Kounde was ready to join a club of the stature of Barcelona, Poyet told Sport: “Yes, without a doubt."At the age of 19, he made his debut at a club with a long histo...
‘Kounde going to sign for Chelsea’ – Barcelona President concedes defeat
Barcelona appear to have conceded defeat in their move to hijack Chelsea’s deal to sign Sevilla defender, Jules Kounde.Barcelona President Joan Laporta has suggested that the Blues have won the race to sign the player.Sevilla have already accepted Chelsea’s £55 million bid for Kounde this week and the French international has agreed a five-year contract.However, reports emerged from Europe on Thursday saying the player had made a U-turn on the move and is now patien...
Robert Lewandowski Reportedly Has A £431m Release Clause In His Barcelona Contract
Lewandowski left Bayern Munich earlier this summer in a £42.5m deal after scoring 344 goals in 375 games for the German champions.The Catalan giants and the Polish international have agreed to a four-year contract that, according to Marca via The Mirror, has a €500 million (£431 million) release clause.Lewandowski is expected to make €10 million (£8.6 million) in his first year in Spain, €13 million (£11.2 million) the following year, and €16 million (£13.8 million)...
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