Revealing the time when the £68 million star moved to Chelsea

06 Jan 2022 | 01:52 | Football

 Chelsea are still very interested in the services of midfielder Jules Kounde from Sevilla and will pursue the move before the summer transfer window opens.
The Blues believed they had agreed a deal to sign Jules Kounde last August but Sevilla’s sudden increase in the transfer fee caused negotiations to fall apart at the last minute.


Kounde is keen to join Chelsea in the future.

Kounde is keen to join Chelsea in the future.

Although currently, Villarreal’s Pau Torres and Bayern Munich’s Niklas Sule are among Chelsea’s transfer options, the Blues still see Kounde as a preferred candidate and have faith that the French midfielder will join. team in the summer of 2002, as revealed by 90min.

Sevilla’s demands made the Kounde deal difficult in January, forcing Chelsea to find a backup plan before returning at the end of the season. That is also Chelsea’s approach to Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni.

Currently, Kounde has a release clause of £68m and if Chelsea want to avoid trouble, Chelsea can activate it immediately.

Sources have revealed to 90min that Kounde, who idolizes current Chelsea player Thiago Silva, is steadfast in his desire to move to Stamford Bridge and he has reiterated that to his host club.

The French international is continuing to impress this season. He played an important role in keeping eight clean sheets in Sevilla’s La Liga.