Contrary to what everybody thought, one of Sevilla FC’s most important players has apparently been lured by Chelsea FC to play there.
Sevilla FC has many amazing players but perhaps none as important on the defense as Jules Kounde, who is about to sign a new contract with Chelsea FC. The Blues are making their first major transfer with the French centre-back in a time when few clubs are spending big. Roman Abramovich is one of the least affected people from this global pandemic and he doesn’t mind making huge investments for players.
His ultimate goal is to perpetuate his dominance in world football as he did with his club in the Champions League. Thomas Tuchel is happy to be part of a club that goes after the most promising talents and also major stars such as Kunde. After last season came to an end, the French defender was heavily linked to clubs such as FC Barcelona or Real Madrid. But considering the delicate economic situation in Spanish football, these institutions simply could not afford a player like him.
Details of Kounde’s deal with the Blues.
It all happened in a flash earlier today with Fabrizio Romano breaking the news of Jules Kounde deep in conversations with Chelsea. The Italian journalist initially confirmed that the English club started asking about this player. Hours later, he confirmed that Kounde was keen on taking an offer from Chelsea after agreeing on personal terms. It seems that all we have left is both clubs coming to an agreement.
Considering how much this player is worth on Transfermarkt, this deal won’t happen for a price below €60 million. Abramovich sure doesn’t mind paying that kind of money for one of the most promising French defenders in the world right now. A national team player who is destined to become one of the world’s top stars in the following five years. We are apparently days away from hearing official confirmation on this transfer as Fabrizio Romano reports.