Chelsea board to pay £69m to complete the signing of Thomas Tuchel’s target this summer

Chelsea are reportedly planning to launch a bid to secure the services of a 22-year-old highly-rated Sevilla defender this summer.

The £69million-rated France defender has been surrounded with transfer speculations linking him with a move out of Sevilla in the past months, with his performance reported having attracted interest from both the Premier League and the La Liga.The France international has been able to garner interest from Real Madrid, Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City among others.Kounde has established himself as a key component of Sevilla’s defense since he made the switch from Bordeaux, and was part of the squad that won the Europa League title in the year 2019.Chelsea wants to strengthen their defense, having seen Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri being heavily linked with a move out of Stamford Bridge, and Jules Kounde has been identified by the Premier League giants as a replacement for the defenders if they leave this summer.Kounde was able to feature in all games for Sevilla during the last season.

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