Chelsea are now in serious talks with Sevilla as they are looking to complete a move for Jules Kounde ahead of Manchester United who have reached an agreement for Varane, MySportPlug reporting.
The Blues have the upper hands as of now with the latest reports which puts them top with talks already going on with Sevilla over a possible move which could be happening this summer.
Jules Kounde might be heading to Chelsea this summer instead of Manchester United who already might be stepping down 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 pending an agreement with his club is reached for him to make a switch to another place.
Chelsea and Sevilla are now holding talks concerning an agreement for the transfer fee which is on a high due to a release clause being attached to it and it might also be a problem for them to actually pull it off.
Jules Kounde release clause will see him be sold for €80 million and both clubs are finding a solution which would see them come to an agreement on something that will work out fine between the two teams.
According to reports from Football Specialist Fabrizio Romano, Jules Kounde will be open to accept Chelsea as his next club as he wants to play Champions League football.
Playing in the Uefa Champions League was the reason the defender wasn’t quick to accept Tottenham offer as he was waiting on Manchester United or the Title holders to make their offers known for him.
Jules Kounde is an extremely important player to the club but they won’t mind sanctioning a sale despite knowing the quality he provides for them which has helped them sustained top amongst the laliga big four.