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Barcelona agree four-year contract with Chelsea target after hijacking deal

Barcelona agree four-year contract with Chelsea target after hijacking deal

Transfer Info, La Liga, Premier League
Barcelona have agreed a four-year deal with Jules Kounde and believe they can finally wrap up a deal for the Sevilla defender this coming week. Chelsea had been confident of landing the Frenchman with the Blues in desperate need of reinforcements at the back after the departures of Antonio Rudiger and Christensen. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chelsea appeared close to sealing a £55m deal on Friday but Barcelona are now set to hijack the deal with Xavi playing a key role in persuading Kounde to reject a move to Samford Bridge. Rudiger crunches Eden Hazard in Real Madrid training Maguire’s response to Barcelona’s offer involving Frenkie de Jong Tuchel slams Chelsea stars & sends message to Todd Boehly after Arsenal defeat According to...
Chelsea & Sevilla ‘close’ to coming to an agreement over a deal for Jules Kounde

Chelsea & Sevilla ‘close’ to coming to an agreement over a deal for Jules Kounde

Transfer Info, La Liga, Premier League
Sevilla defender Jules Kounde could finally be set to join Chelsea in the summer transfer window, according to reports. Kounde was close to joining Chelsea last summer having agreed personal terms, but Sevilla pulled the plug on the deal when it became clear the Blues were unwilling to meet their valuation. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As the La Liga club’s director of football Monchi explained, Chelsea’s offer also came too late in the transfer window. “The proposal for Kounde last summer [from Chelsea] was great, the most important we received in our history – but it wasn’t meeting our price tag. Also, we received the bid in an inopportune moment,” Monchi said.      (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); According to Tutto...
Gus Poyet explains why Chelsea should sign Jules Kounde

Gus Poyet explains why Chelsea should sign Jules Kounde

Transfer Info, Premier League
Gus Poyet has urged Chelsea to sign Sevilla central defender Jules Kounde in the summer transfer window. Kounde wanted to move to Stamford Bridge last summer window, with the Blues keen to do a deal for the France international. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Champions League holders believed they had reached an agreement over Kounde’s fee, only for Sevilla to raise their asking price by £12.8m to £68.5m, a figure which Chelsea refused to match. Tuchel responds to Pochettino calling Chelsea a ‘defensive team’ Lionel Messi names six teams that could win the Champions League this season Ibrahimovic labels Azpilicueta ‘stupid’ after aggressive shoulder barge The London club remain in the market for a centre-back, with Antonio Rudiger still no...
Jules Kounde opens up on future after Chelsea’s failed £47m transfer bid

Jules Kounde opens up on future after Chelsea’s failed £47m transfer bid

La Liga, Premier League
Jules Kounde says he is ‘focused’ on enjoying a successful campaign at Sevilla after a ‘hectic’ summer transfer window in which he was linked with Chelsea. The Blues identified Kounde as their key defensive target and lodged an offer of £47m for the sought-after French defender, widely regarded as one of the finest young centre-backs in Europe. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But Chelsea were priced out of a deal, with Sevilla demanding more than £60m for Kounde, and the Frenchman was reportedly left ‘furious’ with the La Liga side for blocking his path to the London club. Thierry Henry names Man Utd star as the best striker in the Champions League Tuchel rules four key players out of Juventus clash & confirms Kante has Covid-19 Ferdinand says...
Sevilla give Chelsea one final deadline to complete Jules Kounde transfer

Sevilla give Chelsea one final deadline to complete Jules Kounde transfer

Premier League
Chelsea’s move to sign Jules Kounde is not completely dead, though Sevilla have set a deadline before midnight in order for any new transfer offer to be made. The Blues have been looking to sign the defender for most of the summer and negotiations were expected to move ahead after Kurt Zouma’s move to West Ham on Saturday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But Sevilla continue to play hardball over a fee and Chelsea’s proposal of £42.8m is nowhere near what the Spanish club are prepared to sell the player for. Chelsea have continued to negotiate and are expected to return with one more offer on deadline day, though ABC report that Monchi has set a deadline earlier than the usual midnight cut-off.      (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).pu...
Chelsea set to complete Jules Kounde signing after Kurt Zouma transfer threat

Chelsea set to complete Jules Kounde signing after Kurt Zouma transfer threat

Premier League
Chelsea are on the verge of completing a £42m move to sign Jules Kounde from Sevilla despite their deal to sell Kurt Zouma to West Ham close to collapsing on Wednesday. Kounde has been Chelsea’s main target to bolster Thomas Tuchel’s defensive options this summer but they have needed to sell at least one central defender before the deal could be done. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Chelsea had agreed a £25.6m fee with West Ham for Zouma this week but the player’s wage demands were proving to be a stumbling block. Cristiano Ronaldo responds as Man City reject Juventus demand Carabao Cup draw in full: Man Utd vs West Ham; Chelsea to face Aston Villa Ferdinand names the Chelsea star Tuchel has turned into one of Premier League’s best Reports emer...
Jules Kounde deal stalls as Chelsea star rejects transfer

Jules Kounde deal stalls as Chelsea star rejects transfer

Premier League
Chelsea’s hopes of signing Jules Kounde hit a snag after Kurt Zouma reportedly turned down a move to West Ham. Kounde is at the top of Thomas Tuchel’s transfer list as Chelsea push for a new defender to arrive at Stamford Bridge this summer window. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Frenchman has a £68m release clause, but the Blues are unwilling to pay that full amount. And Sevilla are still haggling over a price, holding out for around £51m for the player. Why Romelu Lukaku is ready to leave Inter Milan & seal Chelsea return Neville rates Varane & Sancho signings & reveals area Man Utd must ‘sort out’ Olivier Giroud urges Hakim Ziyech to join him at AC Milan Chelsea tried to include Zouma in the deal to sign Kounde but Sevilla tu...
Sevilla demand different Chelsea player in swap deal for Jules Kounde

Sevilla demand different Chelsea player in swap deal for Jules Kounde

Premier League
Chelsea are continuing their push to sign Sevilla defender Jules Kounde and may have to offer a different player to land him, according to reports. The Blues are looking to improve their back-line this summer window and have made Kounde their top target, offering a player-plus-cash deal of £30m plus Kurt Zouma. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But, their opening bid was rejected by Sevilla, who would prefer a straight cash offer and value the defender much closer to his £68 million release clause. RB Leipzig chief tells Chelsea to complete Erling Haaland signing Van Dijk embarrassed by former Man City player on Liverpool return Chelsea to cut Tammy Abraham asking price to entice bids from Arsenal & West Ham Pulisic rates Chelsea’s Premier Le...
Sevilla respond to Man Utd’s opening bid of £38m for Jules Kounde

Sevilla respond to Man Utd’s opening bid of £38m for Jules Kounde

Transfer Info, La Liga, Premier League
Manchester United have had their opening offer for Joules Kounde rejected by Sevilla with the Spanish team holding out for a bigger fee, according to reports. Solskjaer is looking to sign a new defender to partner Harry Maguire this summer and they appear to have narrowed their search to Spain, with Villarreal’s Pau Torres and Real Madrid's Raphael Varane also on their shortlist. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But Kounde appears to be their number one target, with the Red devils making an opening offer worth around €45million (£38m). But, according to Duncan Castles and The Transfer Window Podcast, United’s offer has been turned down by Sevilla who are holding out for a much bigger offer. Sevilla’s director of football, Monchi, told United there was n...
Hakim Ziyech one of the players Chelsea will offer in Jules Kounde swap deal

Hakim Ziyech one of the players Chelsea will offer in Jules Kounde swap deal

Premier League
Chelsea are now leading the race to sign Sevilla defender Jules Kounde and are even ready to include Hakim Ziyech as part of a swap deal, according to reports. The blues have enjoyed a good run of form since Thomas Tuchel took charge, keeping a number of clean sheets, though they are still looking to sign a new centre-back to improve their backline further. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Frank Lampard tried to sign a defender last summer – having wanted to reconvert Decan Rice back into a centre-back, but in the end had to make do with Thiago Silva who arrived on a free transfer. Chelsea are still in the market for an ‘imposing’ defender and had been linked with a move for Niklas Sule, Leipzig’s Ibrahim Konate and Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez....
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