Barcelona supervisor Xavi makes switch promise to Chelsea star forward of Jules Kounde’s anticipated arrival: Reviews

Barcelona supervisor Xavi has promised Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta that the Catalan giants will proceed their pursuit of the Spaniard, as per El Nacional.

That is regardless of the anticipated arrival of Jules Kounde, 23, with the Frenchman reportedly getting ready to arriving on the Nou Camp.

Barcelona had been in a tussle with Chelsea for the Sevilla defender however seem to have received the race.

Azpilicueta, 32, has been a goal of Xavi’s facet and their pursuit of the veteran defender is not going to finish following Kounde’s signing.

The aforementioned report claims that Xavi has communicated to Azplicueta that the La Liga giants will nonetheless try and signal him this summer season.

The previous Olympique de Marseille defender seems to be the following precedence for Barca following the signings of Kounde, Robert Lewandowski and Raphinha.

Andreas Christensen has additionally arrived from Stamford Bridge as a free agent alongside former AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie who additionally joins on a free.

Azpilicueta wishes a transfer to Barcelona however doesn’t need to finish his relationship with Chelsea on a bitter notice.

Therefore, the versatile defender might not submit a switch request however would quite see if the Blaugrana can strike a deal for his companies.

Blues boss Thomas Tuchel is seemingly being postpone doing enterprise with Barca as a result of their present operations within the switch window.

The German is quoted by Fabrizio Romano as saying on Azpilicueta’s scenario:

“Perhaps I’m a bit bit aggravated with Barça. However I do my finest for Chelsea. I stated that to Azpilicueta, he does not prefer it – however he understands. It’s robust for him as a result of the opposite membership [Barça] is completely on him.”

The Spaniard has a yr left on his present take care of the Blues. He made 47 appearances final season, scoring 3 targets and contributing 3 assists.

Throughout his time at Stamford Bridge, he has received the UEFA Champions League and two Premier League titles in addition to the FA Cup and League Cup.

Barcelona could also be luring Cesar Azpilicueta’s Chelsea teammate Marcos Alonso to Nou Camp

Blues defensive duo may both arrive at the Nou Camp
Blues defensive duo might each arrive on the Nou Camp

Marcos Alonso is one other Chelsea participant being linked with a transfer to Barcelona.

Reviews declare the Spanish left-back is near becoming a member of Xavi’s facet this summer season, with private phrases having been agreed with the participant.

Alonso, 31, impressed for the Blues final season within the absence of normal beginning left-back Ben Chilwell.

The Spaniard made 46 appearances for Thomas Tuchel’s facet, scoring 5 targets and contributing 6 assists.

With Tuchel seemingly unimpressed with the Blaugrana’s pursuit of Azpilicueta, it stays to be seen if a deal for Alonso can recover from the road.

Like Azpilicueta, he has a yr left remaining on his present deal at Stamford Bridge.

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