Kounde’s first words as Barcelona beat Chelsea to the signing of France star

Barcelona have officially announced an agreement in principle with Sevilla for the transfer of Jules Kounde from Sevilla.

The 23-year-old centre-back is now in Barcelona for his medicals, after which he will sign a five-year contract with the club.

Kounde has already agreed personal terms with Barcelona and is expected to sign a deal until 2027.

According to reports, Barcelona have signed up Kounde from Sevilla for €50m plus €10m in add-ons. He will earn €6m net per year at Barca.

Jules Kounde will be presented as a new Barcelona signing on August 1.

The excited Frenchman has revealed how happy he is to join Barcelona.

“Hello, culers. I am here. Forca Barca,” Jules Kounde said in a short video for Barcelona’s social media.