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newsfootball12 days ago

Reports | Chelsea to reignite interest in Jules Kounde from Sevilla in January

According to an ESPN report, Chelsea are set to revive their interest in Jules Kounde from Sevilla in the upcoming winter transfer window. The London club would be willing to go for a deal for the French centre-back from the La Liga side if they lower their asking price to €50 million.
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newsfootball20 days ago

Barcelona sign Luuk de Jong on loan from Sevilla with option to buy

Barcelona have confirmed the capture of Luuk de Jong in a loan deal from Sevilla in the last hours of the transfer window. The Blaugrana moved to bring the 31-year-old forward to the Camp Nou as an attacking option after Antoine Griezmann completed a deal to return to Atletico Madrid.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Tottenham targeting Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma in £25 million deal this summer

According to Sky Sports, Tottenham are considering a move for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma with a potential £25 million fee said to be the Frenchman’s price-tag. The 26-year-old finished last season with 36 appearances including playing a key role in the Blues’ Champions League exploits.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Reports | Chelsea open talks with Sevilla over move for Jules Kounde

According to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea have opened official talks with Sevilla over a move for defender Jules Kounde with the club looking to sign the Frenchman this summer. The defender still has three years left on his current contract with the La Liga side and has been linked with a move away.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Julen Lopetegui rejected dizzying offer from Tottenham, proclaims Jose Castro

Sevilla president Jose Castro has confirmed that while Tottenham did indeed approach Julen Lopetegui, the Spaniard rejected the ‘dizzying offer’ and has opted to stay with the club. The North London side are looking for a new manager, with them having sacked Jose Mourinho more than two months ago.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Reports | Arsenal tracking Sevilla’s Jules Kounde and Bayer Leverkusen’s Edmond Tapsoba

According to the Athletic, Arsenal are looking to bring in defensive reinforcements this summer with moves for both Jules Kounde and Edmond Tapsoba. The Gunners are looking to improve their team following a poor 2020/21 season especially with the club finishing outside a European place.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Staging El Clasico in United States would be complicated, admits Javier Tebas

La Liga president Javier Tebas revealed that the possibility of playing an El Clasico in the United States would be complex but it the La Liga could potentially stage other official games there. The idea has been mooted for a long time with the Spanish top tier looking to expand their reach.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Ferland Mendy unlikely to play again for Real Madrid this season after shin injury

In a statement released earlier today, Real Madrid have confirmed that Ferland Mendy is struggling with tibial periostitis which could see the left-back potentially miss the rest of the season. The Frenchman has been a key part of Zinedine Zidane’s side but has struggled to consistently play.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Reports | Lionel Messi’ luncheon to be formally investigated by La Liga for potential COVID-19 protocol breach

According to ESPN, an investigation has been opened by La Liga authorities after reports that Lionel Messi had hosted a lunch party at his house. This comes ahead of Barcelona's game against Atletico Madrid with Ronald Koeman's side looking to take over first-place from the league leaders.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Chelsea v Porto Champions League quarter-final tie moved to Seville over COVID-19 protocols

In a tweet from their official account, UEFA have confirmed that Chelsea’s Champions League quarter-final tie has been moved to Seville with both legs set to be played there. This comes as an added precaution against the coronavirus with Portugal banning flights to and from the UK.
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