Jules Kounde RUBBISHES speculations of transfer away from Barcelona
Jules Kounde Transfer: Jules Kounde at Barcelona: After news broke a few days ago tying Jules Kounde to a transfer away from…
Jules Kounde Transfer: Jules Kounde at Barcelona: After news broke a few days ago tying Jules Kounde to a transfer away from Camp Nou, he quickly gained attention in Barcelona. Chelsea and Manchester United of the Premier League were rumoured to be watching out for him. Despite transfer rumours, he has stated that he does not wish to leave Barcelona. Follow La Liga Transfer Updates on InsideSport.IN
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According to rumours, the teenage defender requested that Barcelona consider any fresh bids for him on the market. He seems dissatisfied with his position in the first squad, especially when Xavi Hernandez gave him the right-back position.
Kounde, though, refuted the most recent rumours in a tweet. He has affirmed that he would not be leaving Camp Nou anytime soon while making it clear that he has not requested Barcelona to quit the team.
“To make it clear: at no time did I ask to leave, so I’m not going anywhere,” he wrote in a recent tweet.
A few days before to Kounde’s tweet, Xavi Hernandez had personally dismissed these allegations, dismissing them as common market chatter. The Barcelona coach continued by confirming that he discussed the matter with Kounde.
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The Frenchman’s dissatisfaction at having to play right-back is evident, though. at order to compete with Andreas Christensen and Ronald Araujo, he wants to play at his preferred center-back position. Chelsea and Manchester United were mentioned as prospective hosts for the France international, but they appear to be out of the running.
Only nine of Kounde’s 18 starts this season have been in the centre of defence. Regardless of his personal preferences. He has been a consistent member of the Blaugrana defence, which has only allowed 18 goals in 36 games and has recorded 25 clean sheets.
This Sunday, when Barcelona plays Mallorca at Camp Nou in their penultimate game before a significant remodelling project begins, Kounde is anticipated to be in the starting lineup.
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