Not comfortable with just Kalidou Koulibaly at defensive back, Chelsea want another central defender with a view to further strengthening that area which has been diminished by the departures of Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rüdiger and the imminent departures of Marcos Alonso and César Azpilicueta who they live with uncertainty their actualities in London.
The unknowns continue in London, but this time due to the rumors that Jules Koundé is approaching as the new player of the ‘Blues’ for the following season. While Chelsea prepares in the United States, the transfer market continues to surround the institution of Thomas Tuchel. Koundé returned to activity after the friendly against Tottenham. The French attended the sports headquarters, but the strange thing is that he was not at the training session.
With nothing confirmed yet, The Sun newspaper begins to speculate on this issue of Jules Koundé who was at the headquarters, but was not part of the practice. They already put him in the ranks of Chelsea. However, his absence from training could also be because he only arrived after some physical discomfort.
According to the English medium, they already take it as a fact. They establish that he will pass medical exams on Friday, July 22 to sign his contract and get ready for the London cast. It is estimated that Chelsea will put 60 million euros plus four in variables.
Chelsea will have a new defender in their ranks, and this is celebrated by FC Barcelona. Well, the Londoners were waiting to seal a replacement in their back area and later, analyze the situation of César Azpilicueta taking into account that the Catalans are on the prowl for the Iberian. The same situation with Marcos Alonso who sounded on the Blaugrana radar and a player who maintained that he wants to return to Spain.