Chelsea will reportedly attempt to sign Sevilla defender Jules Kounde for no more than £50m, significantly less than the Frenchman’s release clause.
Chelsea are reportedly preparing to push for a £50m deal, which would include adds-ons, for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde.
Once the transaction is finalised, head coach Thomas Tuchel will move to revamp his squad, a project which will including signing a number of new defenders.
Speculation persists that Kounde will be the first fresh face to arrive at Stamford Bridge, even with the France international possessing a £68m release clause.
However, according to The Telegraph, the Blues will attempt to sign Kounde for £42m, which will rise to £50m with adds-ons.