Jules Kounde is the great goal of FC Barcelona to strengthen their defense and the Sevilla FC He has always defended that the price of his center will be around 60 million euros. While the temperature of this operation rises with each passing hour, the Andalusian club is working on the arrival of a replacement of guarantees for the 23-year-old French international defender. the preferred is Benoit Badiashilea 21-year-old defender from Monaco. The added problem that Sevilla faces is that the Monegasque club has priced their defense at a figure of money very close to what they would obtain at the Sánchez Pizjuán for releasing their most valued player.


Benoit Badiashile, with Kylian Mbappè

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The team reported that Monaco is not willing to negotiate the transfer of Badiashile for less than 50 million euros, an amount that is outside the calculations of Sevilla, a club that has specialized in recent decades in successfully reinventing itself with moderate investments made from large sales . If the information coming from France is confirmed, the parallel Koundé-Badiashile operation would be virtually eaten by served.

For this reason, L’Equipe pointed out that Sevilla would have offered the Moroccan striker Youssef En-Nesyri to cheapen the departure from Badiashile, although at the same time it was already warned that Paul Mitchellsporting director of Monaco, was not for the job.

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