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Jules Kounde desperate to leave Sevilla?

Jules Kounde desperate to leave Sevilla?

Jules Kounde news

Kounde growing impatient at Sevilla

French defender Jules Kounde is growing impatient at Sevilla amid the transfer interest from Chelsea and Barcelona

The centre-back was the top defensive target for the Blues last summer, but they could not get a deal over the line.

They were prepared to pay around €50m million for his services, but Sevilla refused to sell for less than the €80 million buy-out clause.

According to Sport, the LaLiga outfit are now willing to lower their asking price, but prefer to land a replacement first.

This has reportedly frustrated Kounde, who had a gentleman's agreement to leave the club at the end of last season.

He was expecting to head for the exit door after Diego Carlos, but Sevilla are yet to open talks with interested teams.

Chelsea are still in the running to land him, but there are suggestions that Kounde would prefer a move to Barcelona.

Sevilla are likely to demand around €65 million for the 23-year-old central defender.