Chelsea and Barcelona are now reportedly fighting for Sevilla defender Jules Kunde. However, the French player is said to be more inclined to move closer to the Blaugrana.
According to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea have reportedly reached an agreement on a price with Sevilla. However, they are still waiting for the green light from the player to finalize the deal.
Meanwhile, Barcelona looks set to try to hijack the deal. The indicator is the news that the Catalan club has reached a personal agreement with the player.
Now Barcelona are reportedly preparing a final offer to be able to bring in Jules Kunde from Sevilla.
If that’s the case, it’s clear Chelsea better start looking for a new target who can replace Jules Kunde. Here are three players who are suitable for Chelsea to sign if they fail to get Jules Kunde:
The player has established himself among the best players in the Bundesliga since joining RB Leipzig from Dinamo Zagreb in the summer of 2019.
He has played in 29 games for the club in the Bundesliga so far and has scored twice.
This Croatian player is a versatile defender who can play as a center back or left wing. His main strength is his passing and dribbling skills that support his ability to read the game. Perfect for Chelsea .
The Frenchman has been a consistent performer with PSG since making his professional debut in 2014. He has played in 152 games for Les Parisiens to date and has scored one goal.
Kimpembe helped PSG to 16 titles, including five Ligue 1 titles. The 26-year-old was also named in the list of players who made the 2020/2021 Ligue 1 team of the year according to UNFP.
The Frenchman is currently entering the final two years of his contract with PSG. Reportedly the French capital club are also open to selling the player at 43 million pounds.
The Villarreal defender is one of the most talented defenders out there in La Liga and would make the perfect signing for the Chelsea defence .
The 25-year-old is a defender who was able to play the ball with an average of 60 passes per game in the league last season. He is also known for his anticipation and defensive ability in one-on-one duels.
This Spanish player played an important role in Sevilla’s success in winning the Europa League title in the 2020/2021 season. He was also the best player in Villarreal’s bid to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League last season.