The France worldwide seems like changing into the most recent thrilling buy for Barca, following the likes of Raphinha and Robert Lewandowski in transferring to the Nou Camp this summer time, whereas Franck Kessie and Andreas Christensen had been additionally snapped up as free brokers.
It’s exceptional simply how rapidly Barcelona have moved into pole place to signal Kounde, with the dependable Nizaar Kinsella tweeting simply three days in the past that Chelsea nonetheless appeared the favourites to signal the 23-year-old centre-back as they entered into the ultimate stage of negotiations…
Chelsea have nonetheless not agreed on a payment with Sevilla for Jules Kounde. They continue to be in talks and favourites (as of now) however they can not loosen up till a suggestion is accepted. #CFC https://t.co/COTRjWs5G1
— Nizaar Kinsella (@NizaarKinsella) July 24, 2022
Kounde may have been an important signing for Chelsea, with Thomas Tuchel in want of signings to switch Antonio Rudiger and Christensen.
Kalidou Koulibaly lately joined CFC from Napoli, but it surely’s clear one or two extra defensive signings wouldn’t go amiss.
Chelsea may produce other choices as an alternative of Kounde, although, with the Evening Standard mentioning Presnel Kimpembe and Josko Gvardiol.