Club close in on player that should free up Chelsea’s first summer signing

Chelsea will soon be looking to get their first summer signing over the line ahead of what will be  a busy summer at the club.

The defence is the area of priority for Thomas Tuchel and the new owners, with at least two confirmed defenders already leaving this summer.

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Of course, it’s probably the most important area on the pitch the get sorted out, and Chelsea will be looking to rebuild from the back over these next few months.

The window will soon open, and it is Sevilla’s Jules Kounde who expected to be the first arrival at Stamford Bridge this summer, replacing one of the departing centre-backs.

This move should be moving even closer now as it’s been revealed that Sevilla are advancing in their attempts to sign a replacement for the French international, as reported by Chelsea HQ below, relaying a report from local Sevilla insider.