(Video) Jules Koundé to Chelsea almost done as Barcelona decline interest; Watch Brilliant Performance
Chelsea faced a lot due to change of ownership which results in delays to prepare them ahead of next season
But since Todd Boehly took over as the business head, he had shown commitment to prepared Chelsea well for the coming season schedule to kick start next month
Chelsea priority in the transfer market currently is to have a good defence block as Antonio Rudiger depart to join Real Madrid over failure of the blues to meet up with his demand
Although, the blues successful sign Manchester city forward, Raheem Sterling to replace Romelu Lukaku that depart back to Inter Milan and also secure the Senegal defender, Koulibaly to strengthen his defence
Thomas Tuchel has publicly rebuke their immersed interest in Cristiano Ronaldo and maintained that, the focus of the club had always be to strengthen the defence and not striker
Chelsea has shown interest in Sevilla players, Jules Koundé a part of the project of Thomas to tighten the defence side of Chelsea
According to intalia journalist, Chelsea offered Sevilla very good payment terms and overall structure of the deal, but are still waiting for the green light. Chelsea believe that they have ‘done the best they could’ for both Jules Koundé & Sevilla.
Chelsea are waiting for the final step – they consider the deal ‘almost ready’ with Sevilla but they need the final green light.
Kounde has decided to join the team in Portugal because the deal was not yet complete with Chelsea.
Barcelona keep pushing for Jules Koundé but they have not made a bid, only talking to Kounde’s agent.
Chelsea have already agreed a €65m deal with Sevilla for Jules Koundé but the structure of the bonuses is still being worked at and that’s why it’s not yet official. They expect everything to be resolved in a few hours.
And report shows that, major rival FC Barcelona have practically given up on signing Jules Koundé. They believe that the center-back will sign for Chelsea in the next few hours. Barcelona have never made a firm proposal to Sevilla for the Frenchman.
Barça practically RULE OUT the signing of Koundé. At Barça they see it’s almost impossible now to sign the Frenchman and is now close to Chelsea.
FC Barcelona never made an offer to Sevilla for Jules Koundé; now, the club wants to strengthen the defense by signing other players. Azpilicueta is still a goal
Chelsea now believe they’ve won the race for Jules Kounde. Barca still haven’t formally bid and accept they can’t match Chelsea’s offer. Sevilla & Chelsea have an agreement with only minor points being finalised.
Chelsea are in advanced negotiations with Sevilla and the expectation from sources close to the deal is Kounde to Chelsea will be fully finalised in the coming hours.
Report shows that; Jules Kounde will join Chelsea. They are working with Sevilla to ‘close the operation’, and Kounde wants to travel to London. Agreement almost total. Barcelona have been left out.