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Barça: the unexpected revelation of Monchi on Koundé

This Monday, FC Barcelona finally formalized the first two recruits of its transfer window: first midfielder Franck Kessié then central defender Andreas Christensen.

Now, the Blaugrana must move up a gear and make their different priorities a reality. That is to say, to bend Bayern Munich for Robert Lewandowski in attack. Then come to an agreement to prolong Ousmane Dembele or recruit Raphinha as a winger. Finally get their hands on a third central defender. He will be called upon to support Ronald Araújo since Christensen will not necessarily be a starter.

In recent days, Catalan fans have been dreaming that Jules Koundé is the lucky winner. Arrived in 2019 at Sevilla FC from Bordeaux, the 23-year-old French international has established himself as one of the best elements of La Liga in his position. Chelsea seemed to have a head start in this matter but the Blues have turned to other avenues recently like Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus Turin).

Not even contact?

Barça could therefore have a real card to play in the Koundé file. Still, he would have to decide to activate it, which is not necessarily the case, despite the different rumors, according to the Sevillian sports director Monchi. “Xavi has good taste if he wants Araujo and Koundé at the center hinge, it wouldn’t be a bad pair. But at the moment there is no contact with Barca. (…) The approaches for Koundé come from England and other countries. You would have to be a diviner to know what will happen“, Slipped the leader to Onda Cero. These remarks all the same resemble quite noticeably a call from the foot. The Andalusians know that Barça is now the main contender for Koundé. It remains to convince the Catalans to pay the 65 million euros expected for the Habs…



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