Sunday, May 26, 2024

Barcelona defender Jules Kounde on Newcastle United’s radar

Newcastle United are interested in signing Jules Kounde from Barcelona in the summer transfer window, according to Fichajes. The report has claimed that Newcastle view Kounde as a fundamental element in their future defensive line and want to pair him alongside Sven Botman at centre-back.

Kounde is one of the best defenders in La Liga and has been superb for Barcelona since his move from Sevilla in 2022. The 25-year-old France international is a versatile defender who can operate as a centre-back or as a right-back and has his best years ahead of him.

The defender has made 28 starts and three substitute appearances in La Liga for Barcelona this season. He has scored one goal and given two assists in those games. Kounde made 28 starts and one substitute appearance in the league for the Blaugrana last season, scoring one goal and giving three assists in those games.

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Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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