Barcelona’s decision on the Jules Kounde hijack is up in the air today, MySportDab reports.
Jules Kounde is said to have reported to training with the rest of Sevilla teammates in Lagos Portugal where they are camping for preseason.
Chelsea are said to have reach a verbal agreement with Sevilla over a move this summer transfer window.
Although reports broke out that Barcelona were leading the race to sign the defender who was expected to go for his medical.
A move that could have seen the defender travel for medical ended up seeing him head to Portugal to join his teammate for preseason.
As of now things are bit complicated concerning a move happening to either of both teams as the player is looking to be showing more commitment to his team.
According to latest reports reaching us from Transfer News Live, they confirm Barcelona are out of the race as they can’t afford a move happening.
Here Is What Was Said:
“Barcelona have all but given up on their pursuit of Jules Koundé.
“They finally accept they don’t have the funds to meet Sevilla’s asking price.(Source: @JacobSteinberg).
We wait to see what happens in the next 24 hours as everything is still up in the air for now concerning Jules Kounde next move.
Chelsea already have a verbal agreement of €55 million with Sevilla who are still yet to send their reply back to the Premier League club.
Meanwhile an agreement of five years deal in personal terms with the defender is already on ground which is a much better terms compared to Barcelona.
Chelsea are confident of pulling off a deal regardless of what ever is happening with Barcelona who want to do everything possible to hijack the contract.
Jules Kounde is currently in Lagos, Portugal training with the rest of Sevilla teammates for their preseason preparations.