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No offer from Chelsea for Kounde - Monchi

Tue 31 August 2021 | 15:12

The French defender was close to leaving Sevilla, but the club's sporting director claimed that there was no offer from Chelsea at the moment.

Sevilla

sporting director Monchi has claimed that

Chelsea

have not made any offers for Jules Kounde since Friday.

It is rumored that Thomas Tuchel is keen to sign the French star, and Chelsea have been looking to sign him after Kurt Zouma's departure to bolster their defense. However, Sevilla's sporting director claimed that Chelsea had not contacted Kounde since Friday.

"The only possibility is that they [Chelsea] pay the clause,"

Monchi said.

"It's €80million euros. There has been interest from many teams, most of them rejected by the player himself.

"The footballer did like Chelsea. The first offer we received from Chelsea. It was last Wednesday, at five o'clock, with an amount that did not satisfy what we wanted.

"It was important, we did not underestimate the amounts. I had already spoken with the player to tell him that the longer time passed, the more difficult the operation was.

"We responded with a counter-offer to Chelsea and since Friday night there has been no more negotiatio

n."


source: SportMob

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