Jules Kounde finally speaks out after missing out Chelsea move
Sevilla defender Jules kounde has opened up on his ‘troubled’ summer which nearly saw him move to Chelsea
However, despite fail he insists he’s happy at the Spanish club after a good start to the season.
Chelsea approached Sevilla in the final week of the transfer window with a £43million offer for the French defender
But it was rebuffed by the Spanish club, who were holding out for a £68m fee.
The Blues did their best to raise funds for a Kounde move, selling defender Kurt Zouma to West Ham for £26m
But a second offer for the 22-year-old center-back never came.
With reports emerging after the transfer window shut that Kounde was livid about not sealing a move to European champions Chelsea
the French defender has knuckled down with Sevilla who have made an unbeaten start to the season.
‘We all know that the summer was troubled,’ Kounde told a press conference ahead of Sevilla’s Champions League trip to Wolfsburg
“‘I wouldn‘t call it complicated. But it’s in the past now”
“I am concentrated on the team. The most important showing is the one on the pitch”
“The team needs me and I also need the team to give my very best which is what I try to do”
‘Up until this point, I’m happy with the team’s results and my performances, even if I can improve a little bit still and do better than last season.’