An official announcement or a simple sentence that enters the game of negotiations? Questioning by a supporter on the sidelines of the Las Vegas stadium, the president of FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta, a statement on the central defense of FC Sville Jules Kound (23 years old, 32 matches and 2 goals in the league for the 2021 -2022 season) won’t join Blaugrana but Chelsea this summer.
« No, Kound no. He will sign for Chelsea », launched the boss of the Catalan club, taken up by the daily Sport. At a time when the Barcelonans are asking the Frenchman to delay to obtain the necessary funds for his signature, this sentence from Laporta looks above all like lying poker even if, financially better armed, Chelsea seems to have taken a considerable lead on the file. To be continued…