Thursday, May 23, 2024

Chelsea want to sign Barcelona defender Jules Kounde

Chelsea are interested in signing Jules Kounde from Barcelona in the summer transfer window, according to Fichajes. The report has claimed that Chelsea have identified Kounde as a potential replacement for Thiago Silva, who is leaving the former Premier League and UEFA Champions League at the end of the season.

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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