Why Chelsea Fans Don’t Want Jules Kounde To Replace Antonio Rudiger Finally Revealed
As per the reliable Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea are still very interested in bringing Jules Kounde in the summer.
Last summer, the Blues were very close to his signing but a deal collapsed on deadline day as Sevilla upped their asking price and Chelsea pulled out.
According to Romano, Sevilla have ‘always asked for his €80M release clause to be met’, which means that the Blues will have to pay that much to get him.
Here is how Chelsea fans reacted to the price reveal:
Only1Nelson: “We’d be crazy to pay such an amount for him. Kounde who isn’t tall enough for a proper premier league defender”
farid22: “he’s still one of the best aerial defenders in Europe, his height is irrelevant. Fee is a little high but we need him.”
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Mertoo_38: “We shouldn’t pay more than 60M, yeah it’s not my money but if we want to rebuild and get 3-4 money signings this summer we can’t spend 80M on Kounde”
Steven Green: “80m is to much unless we are going to go to a back 4 and then we can get away with someone else on a free”
naavisdumb: “It seems high but I’m sure we’ll negotiate something as he wants to leave. Sadly the market is inflated so given his age and profile, can’t see spending less than 70m”
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