Chelsea FC are set to signal Jules Kounde in a £55m deal from Sevilla offered the France worldwide passes a medical on the London facet, in accordance with a report in England.
The Sun is reporting that the Blues are on the cusp of securing their third main signing of the summer time switch window following the arrivals of Kalidou Koulibaly and Raheem Sterling earlier this month.
The identical article states that the south west London facet have lastly reached an settlement with Sevilla over Kounde’s switch charge after first displaying an curiosity within the French defender final summer time.
Based on the identical story, the 23-year-old has already spoken to Chelsea FC supervisor Thomas Tuchel about his proposed change to Stamford Bridge from the La Liga facet.
The report goes on to state that Kounde most popular the concept of a transfer to Chelsea FC reasonably than FC Barcelona regardless of the Spanish facet’s obvious eagerness to signal the centre-half.
The Solar quote their sources that counsel the deal is 99 per cent full however Kounde must go a medical with the FA Cup finalists earlier than the switch can go formally via.
The newspaper declare that the France worldwide may even hyperlink up along with his new team-mates within the USA on the ultimate days of their pre-season tour.
Kounde, who has scored 9 objectives in 133 video games for Sevilla, would hyperlink up with Koulibaly on the coronary heart of the Chelsea FC defence if the switch is accomplished.
The defender joined Sevilla from Bordeaux in 2019 and helped the Spanish facet to win the Europa League in his first season on the membership. He additionally tasted Uefa Nations League glory with France in 2020-21.
Kounde made his first-team debut for Bordeaux again in January 2018 and netted 4 objectives in 70 video games for the French membership.