Bad news for Chelsea as the blues could miss out on signing Sevilla’s defender Jules Kounde
It’s real, according to French national team coach Didier Deschamps, and he’ll be out for a few weeks. Sevilla explains that the operation on Kounde’s left inguinal ring had been planned for quite some time.
Jules Kounde is to undergo surgery for his injury
When it became evident that Jules Koundé would very probably join Chelsea, all the red flags went up. After France’s loss to Croatia, Deschamps revealed that the French international was suffering from a hamstring problem and will require pubic surgery on Tuesday. Kounde has had to deal with adversity for the majority of the season.
Sevilla claimed in a statement that the procedure on their player was “scheduled” and that there should be no complications with the start of the new season if everything goes according to plan. “Jules Kounde the French International will undergo surgery on Tuesday to address some slight pain in his left inguinal ring, as it was planned by the club over the past few weeks,” the statement added. “In general, if everything goes according to plan, the French international will be ready as soon as possible to start the 2022-23 season,” Sevilla said in a statement.
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Jules Kounde Chelsea transfer under probability
After pubic surgery, most soccer players take one to three months to go back to normal. The length of time depends on how terrible the player’s condition is and how physically fit he or she is right now. In this instance, Koundé is still only 23, so his absence from the team should be kept to a bare minimum, especially if everything goes according to plan. In a few weeks, the football player believes he will be able to resume normal training. It is unclear whether he will sign with Sevilla or Chelsea at this time.
However, it is apparent that the player’s health would influence the transfer and maybe the player’s price, which Sevilla and Chelsea had set at sixty million euros plus variables. Even if both the London squad and the Spanish club were aware of the operation, the manner in which it was carried out may have altered the conditions of the transaction.
Despite Monchi’s reputation as one of the top sporting directors in the world, the project currently sounds more like a plan than a reality. Sevilla will be unable to carry out an ambitious plan to turn the squad around due to a lack of funds. The club may be able to acquire a few more defenders before the transfer window shuts before selling Jules Koundé, which is expected to be their largest sale of the summer.
Jules Kounde is Sevilla’s top sale of the summer
The French defender was expected to fetch between 60 and 70 million euros for Sevilla. This money, along with any additional funds received, will be used to sign other players. Two or three central defenders, a defensive midfielder who can give assurances, a left-back, and at least two strikers, one of whom can play up front and the other on the wing, are all essential additions for Lopetegui.
But it all relies on Jules Kounde, who has a deal with the London club Chelsea. The London club has been in contact with Sanchez’s team, for a long time since the unsuccessful transfer attempt the previous summer. All of Abramovich’s moves have stalled after he stood down as president of the club and Todd Boehly took over. This operation is currently being carried out as a new one.