Barcelona love Koundé, but...
For more than a year, rumors have linked Jules Koundé to Real Madrid, Chelsea and FC Barcelona.
If Real passed the hand, this is not the case of Barça.
report that the coach, Xavi, '
very much like
' the 23-year-old French defender.
The upside is that Sevilla may not insist on their release clause, set at €90m.
Koundé had taken it badly that Sevilla blocked his transfer to Chelsea at the last moment a year ago, and should therefore facilitate his departure this summer.
remains quite pessimistic.
Firstly because the defensive priority in front of Koundé would be called Kalidou Koulibaly (30 years old), at the end of the contract in a year in Naples and therefore more affordable financially.
Then, Chelsea should return to the charge once the takeover of the club is recorded for good.
Not sure that the good relations between Barcelona and Seville leaders are enough to tip the scales in favor of the Catalans.
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Koundé's pretty goal against Zaragoza in the King's Cup on January 6 (0-2)
not rule out" reconnecting with Paris
He splashed the Portuguese championship with his talent, he who was loaned without an option to buy at Sporting Portugal this season (45 matches, 21 goals and 9 assists in all competitions).
His loan ended, Pablo Sarabia will return to Paris Saint-Germain.
After that ?
We will sit down and see what is the best option for PSG and me
", presents the 30-year-old Spanish winger in the columns of
, stressing the importance of arriving in shape for the 2022 World Cup at the end of year.
When I was there, I played 79 matches in two seasons, recalls Sarabia.
In the end, I had my place.
(Trying to win at PSG) is not something to rule out.
“The former Sevillian is linked to the Parisian club until
Juventus: de Ligt towards an extension
If Juventus already see their star Paulo Dybala and legend Giorgio Chiellini leave this summer, they should at least keep Matthijs de Ligt.
The Dutch defender (22), indisputable holder, is "
close to an agreement
" for an extension, reveals
Sky Sport Italia
He could stretch his lease for two more seasons, until 2026. Last month, the
Gazzetta dello Sport
mentioned Juve's fears of not renewing de Ligt quickly, with Real Madrid and FC Barcelona ready to point the tip of their nose.
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The best of Matthijs de Ligt with Juventus this season
Manchester City target Cucurella (Brighton)
Trained at FC Barcelona and revealed at Getafe, Marc Cucurella has just completed a great first season in the Premier League, at Brighton.
So much so that the Spanish left-back (23) caught the eye of Manchester City, the
tells us .
The Skyblues would prepare an offer of 35 M€ for this summer.
Brighton spent €18m to snatch Cucurella from Getafe last year.
Zagadou and Dortmund, it's over (official)
Former French international, Dan-Axel Zagadou (22) will no longer play for Borussia Dortmund next season.
The German club formalized his departure at the end of the contract on Tuesday evening.
Often handicapped by injuries, the central defender has nevertheless played the last 5 Bundesliga matches as a starter.
Zagadou, trained at PSG, had seen his name attached to West Ham and Manchester United this winter by the English press.