Sevilla manager lopetegui speaks on failed Koundé move to chelsea during the just concluded summer transfer window as the defender came close to leaving sevilla.
Jules Koundé was the talk of the summer for chelsea , as the frenchman was Considerd as the main defensive option for the reigning european champions .
Having allowed kurt Zouma to join fellow london rivals west ham , chelsea ought to bring in Koundé but the deal failed to materialized.
lopetegui speaks on failed Koundé move to chelsea
Chelsea Failed to agree a deal with sevilla as the deal was Officially called off on transfer deadline day.
However Sevilla manager Lopetegui has now spoken on what really transpired as the deal never went through
“Koundé didn’t join Chelsea because our Sevilla board decided it was the right thing to do, based on the value of the offers. For me it’s positive – he’ll perform again at top level”, he told to Diario de Sevilla.
Sevilla board decided it was the right thing to do According To lopetegui
It’s yet unknown if chelsea would return for the frenchman when the transfer window reopens in January or would the reigning European Champions look for another defensive option in the market .