Koundé prefers Madrid

The French central Sevilla has confessed to Benzema and Mbappé that he wants to play for the white club, according to ABC.


After the signing of Alaba, Real Madrid remains attentive to reinforcing its rear once Ramos's departure has been confirmed and given the uncertainty about the future of Varane, who ends his contract in 2022, remains unrenewed and the entity may consider a transfer this summer to get revenue from your departure. Among the potential substitutes, the Sevilla player Jules Koundé, with whom Benzema appears to be lobbying during France's concentration in the Eurocup.

According to the newspaper ABC published this Saturday, the 22-year-old Sevilla central defender has confessed to Benzema and Mbappé that his wish is to play for Real Madrid. He wants to play in a team that aspires to the great titles and considers that the white club is the ideal place: after two seasons in Pizjuán he does not need adaptation to the Spanish league and the situation in the white back, with the departure of Ramos and the possible of his compatriot Varane, it is favorable for him to have a leading role.

The big obstacle is the economic one. Sevilla refers to its termination clause. 80 million euros, which is a very high figure. Even more so if it fits in the context of containment in which Real Madrid is managed to alleviate the onslaught of the pandemic on the entity's accounts. In the bid it has as rivals Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham. The first two, as reported by AS, have maintained contacts with the footballer's environment to find out his situation, but no club has so far presented any formal proposal.

Koundé, who has made 49 appearances for Sevilla this season, has just made his debut as an absolute international for France. He made his debut in a friendly against Wales on June 2 and this past Wednesday 23 he played the full match against Portugal in the right-back position.

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