According to the latest news from Alvaro Munoz Gomez, one of Jules Kounde’s best friends liked a tweet which reported that “Kounde transfer to FC Barcelona 99% done”. The user in question is also followed by Koundé on Twitter.
The Jules Kounde transfer saga has been one for ages, with the Frenchman seeming to be a ticking and toggling metronome between Barca and Chelsea.
While most other sources were of the opinion that Kounde at Barca was a matter of the past and wouldn’t materialize, it was Gerard Romero alone who seemed confident from the start that Barca would soon have their man. sufficient.
The Spanish journalist, who has been level 1 in terms of reliability regarding Barca news, reported earlier today that the Frenchman at Barca is hot property and his signing could be made official in the coming days.
The Frenchman is believed to be in the Catalan club’s sights for the longest time, with reports dating back to last summer. The rumors have been accelerated by Barca’s need for a quality centre-back for the 2022/23 season.
The club were looking for a young, strong and reliable centre-back who could play from the back and Xavi Hernandez had his eyes on the Frenchman since his arrival.
Kounde has already been confirmed to leave Sevilla this summer, however, it looked likely the player would move to London with Chelsea.
Almost every source has confirmed that Barca can’t match the kind of financial offer that Chelsea have offered. However, it now looks like Kounde has rejected Chelsea’s advances and has chosen Barca as his final destination.