Chelsea edge nearer to Jules Kounde switch as Sevilla launch £8m bid for Ozan Kabak to exchange defender
CHELSEA stay in talks with Sevilla over the potential switch of centre-back Jules Kounde, and Sevilla are eyeing Ozan Kabak as his substitute, in response to stories.
The Champions of Europe are eyeing a Premier League title cost this season.
Kounde performed for France on this summer time’s Euros, however the French crashed out in opposition to Switzerland within the Spherical of 16Credit: GETTY IMAGES
And are in talks to re-sign ahead Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan for a charge north of £100million.
The Blues are additionally in talks to signal extremely rated France worldwide Kounde from Sevilla, in response to respected Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Chelsea wish to embrace defender Kurt Zouma within the deal – who was in talks over a transfer to London rivals West Ham – however there’s at the moment no settlement over the defender’s worth.
However ought to Sevilla sanction a transfer, the Spanish facet will transfer for Schalke’s Kabak who spent the second half of final season on mortgage at Liverpool.
Romano mentioned on Twitter: “Sevilla are nonetheless on the lookout for a brand new centre again as Jules Koundé talks with Chelsea proceed.
“There’s nonetheless no settlement on Kurt Zouma worth.
“Sevilla have provided €10m to signal Ozan Kabak. Schalke turned down the opening proposal – price ticket round €15m. Talks on.”
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Zouma is not the one Chelsea participant who has been provided to Sevilla.
In line with Objective, Chelsea provided Kenedy to Sevilla however the Spanish membership are not within the 25-year-old.
Sevilla are eager to get the Frenchman’s launch clause of £68m, however might sanction a deal if the player-plus-cash provide is ample.
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