Chelsea enters race to sign 60m-rated star, who recently rejected Tottenham Hotspur. According to Spanish magazine Sport, Chelsea has entered the battle to acquire Sevilla center-back Jules Kounde, who recently turned down a transfer to Tottenham Hotspur.
The Frenchman was expected to join Spurs in a part-exchange deal with Davinson Sanchez, but the agreement fell through as Kounde refused the move owing to a lack of Champions League football. Chelsea enters race to sign 60m-rated star, who recently rejected Tottenham Hotspur.
The Blues are now said to have entered the competition. The recently-crowned European champions are believed to be appealing to the €60 million-rated center-back. The Blues have reportedly entered the competition. The €60 million-rated center-back is thought to be interested in joining the newly-crowned European champions.
The 22-year-old wants to join his next club for sporting reasons, and the Blues look to be the front-runners to recruit him, thanks to their assured place in Europe’s top tournament. Chelsea enters race to sign 60m-rated star, who recently rejected Tottenham Hotspur.
At 178 meters, Kounde doesn’t have much of an aerial presence. He has excellent box judgment, winning an average of three aerial duels a game last season.
Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Ethan Ampadu, and Kurt Zouma are among the Blues’ central defensive possibilities. Chelsea enters race to sign 60m-rated star, who recently rejected Tottenham Hotspur.
With Silva approaching his 37th birthday and Azpilicueta past his prime, the club may be looking to the future. Tuchel’s decision to bring in another center-back might indicate that he intends to stay with the 3-4-3 system that was so effective at the conclusion of last season.