Chelsea plot transfer revenge on Barcelona as Alex Balde and Ousmane Dembele targeted in wake of Jules Kounde stance this summer.
The Blues have been monitoring the situation of Jules Kounde for a year now, but a deal couldn’t be done last summer.
Thomas Tuchel tried his possible best to lure him to the club in the winter, but an agreement couldn’t be reached as the club doesn’t want a player in return + cash.
Barcelona has entered the race to sign Jules Kounde this summer and Xavi Hernandez preferred him to Koulibaly. The blues are set to miss out on the French talent as he would like to stay in Spain.
Xavi Hernandez wants him and the player is open to joining the club instead of Chelsea. According to reports from Esports3, the deal could be completed for a transfer fee worth around €55M-60M + one player included.
After Barcelona gets the green light on economic levers, a move to the Camp Nou this summer is possible.
Chelsea plot transfer revenge on Barcelona
The Blues has shown an interest in Alex Balde and Ousmane Dembele, but the French winger could be signed as a free agent as an agreement over a new deal is complicated right now.
Chelsea want a new left-back and the London giants has shown an interest in Barcelona and Spanish youngster Balde. He is a special talent and he could hit the ground in the EPL.
Marcos Alonso is expected to leave Chelsea this summer and Barcelona has emerged as the favorite destination for him and his family.
An agreement is never an issue between the two parties, but Chelsea is waiting for a bid from Barcelona.
Ousmane Dembele’s final decision remains unknown as it was reported that Barcelona will not offer more than what is on the table for him.
The French winger could be on his way to Chelsea this summer, let’s see what happens in the coming days/weeks.