Barcelona president Laporta tells Chelsea to hijack €85m Manchester United target after Jules Koundé

Barcelona president Laporta tells Chelsea to hijack €85m Manchester United target after Jules Koundé

Chelsea have been working hard in the transfer window following new owners, Todd Boehly takes over as they have successfully secured the signing of Raheem Sterling from Manchester city and Kalidou Koulibaly.

The blues seems not done yet as they are a step away from completing five years deals with Sevilla defense, Jules Koundé

Report shows that Jules Kounde is set to become Chelsea’s third summer signing after the club agreed to pay Sevilla £55M for the defender, which would see Kounde sign a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge.

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The France midfielder is set to become Chelsea’s third summer signing after the club agreed to pay Sevilla £55M for the defender, which would see Kounde sign a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge.

It comes as Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has been left baffled by Timo Werner’s claims he could leave in search of regular first-team football ahead of the World Cup. And the German has accused his Chelsea players of lacking effort, courage and cutting edge during their penalty shoot-out loss to Charlotte FC during their pre-season tour

This becomes very clear that Chelsea still need to secure a number of good midfielder and forward to be a better competitor in premier League

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Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong has made his feelings perfectly clear about a potential summer move to Chelsea.

The Dutch midfielder has been embroiled in a transfer saga with Manchester United all summer, although fresh reports suggest Chelsea could be about to gazump the Old Trafford side to his signature. And it appears that De Jong may prefer making the move to Stamford Bridge over signing for United.

According to latest reports, Chelsea can sign Frenkie de Jong, This is according to Joan Laporta, the president of Barcelona.

However, According to CBS Sports, Laporta has informed the Blues that De Jong is available. Even the Londoners have been “encouraged” by the Barcelona president to make a bid for the former Ajax player.

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Chelsea are ‘genuinely interested’ in De Jong, but they are determined they won’t make a formal offer until they can determine whether or not the 25-year-old would be actually interested in a transfer to Stamford Bridge after witnessing the midfield openly squash speculation of a move to Manchester United.

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