Chelsea are now in serious talks with Sevilla as they are looking to complete a move for Jules Kounde ahead of Manchester United, MySportDab reports.
Chelsea have the upper hands as of now with the latest reports which puts them top with talks already going.
Jules Kounde might be heading to Chelsea this summer instead of Manchester United who already might be stepping down.
The Red Devils might not need him after agreeing a deal with Real Madrid for Raphael Varane who is set to undergo his medical.
The Old Trafford club were the side leading the race to sign the Sevilla defender who is open to making a move elsewhere.
Chelsea and Sevilla are now holding talks concerning an agreement for the transfer fee which is on a high due to a release clause.
Jules Kounde release clause will see him be sold for €80 million and both clubs are finding a solution.
Both teams are trying to reach an agreement on something that will work out fine between the two teams.
According to reports from Fabrizio Romano, Jules Kounde will be open to accepting a move to Chelsea as his next club.
Playing in the Uefa Champions League was the reason the defender wasn’t quick to accept Tottenham offer as he was waiting.
Jules Kounde is an extremely important player to the club but they won’t mind sanctioning a sale despite knowing the quality he have.