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Chelsea to beat Barcelona to Jules Kounde signing with Sevilla ready to accept improved £55million offer for defender

Jules Kounde signing with Sevilla ready

The lengthy transfer battle among Chelsea as well as Sevilla to France internationally Jules Kounde has eventually come to a head with the Blues making an offer that was accepted by Sevilla. Spanish team.

It appeared like a deal could not be signed by the clubs, however after discussions with the club, Chelsea have had a offer of PS55 million and add-ons for Kounde.

Chelsea were briefly involved in a fight for a transfer with Barcelona but Sevilla would have preferred to sell their club to the Premier League side rather than their Spanish rivals.

According to reports that Personal terms were set between the 23-year old Kounde as well as Chelsea for more than an entire year, following the possibility of a transfer almost happened in the summer of last year.

Football journalist Ben Jacobs also reported via Twitter that there is an agreement to speak with talks for advanced and personal terms agreed upon.

Barcelona are reportedly being told that they need to raise their offer or quit in order to compete with Chelsea however Todd Boehly’s team have the better offer.

Chelsea director Thomas Tuchel recently spoke in an interview with the media saying that the club required at least one more signing this summer to compete against Liverpool as well as Manchester City at the top of the Premier League.

In the wake of the arrival of Kounde, a fellow central defender as well as Senegal international Kalidou Kuulibaly, as well as England player Raheem Sterling Kounde could become the club’s third summer signing.

Despite the increased defensive reinforcements however, the futures of promising young defensive players Levi Colwill and Ethan Ampadu are in the spotlight, and Colwill likely to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, because of the lower likelihood of getting first-team minutes.

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