Koulibaly v Sassuolo


Barça were able to sign Koulibaly for half of what Koundé will cost

Published:26/07/2022 - 16:51h

Updated:28/09/2022 - 18:53h

Although it was upper in age, the option of Kalidou Koulibaly could have been better that the one of Joules Koundé for the FC Barcelona, from the economic point of view. The central, now in Chelsea, could have arrived by alone 25 'kilos'

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In the FC Barcelona have had clear that this was the summer to sign to a central of first level. Xavi Hernández has chosen to Jules Koundé above any another option. In fact, the sportive area of the club blaugrana had very advanced the contracting of the exjugador of the Naples Koulibaly, signals an information of 'Sport'.

Koulibaly Wanted to arrive to the Barça and was had to do all the pressure so that his traspaso did not go out further of the 25 million euros. From the Camp Nou there were several opinions, but finally the club decanted by Koundé when checking the total availability of the French to sign.

Koulibaly Tired to expect and finish signing by Chelsea by 40 million euros, the figure that wanted the Naples initially. For the Italians, the withdrawal of the Barça was the possibility to achieve a greater profit when selling to his best head office. A figure more chord to the needs of the club and besides, with a player that finish agreement in 2023.

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Xavi has done all the possible so that Koundé dress of culé this summer, although his price will be very upper to the of Koulibaly. His age and progression also do him more interesting by what Laporta and the sportive direction will have to pay at least 50 fixed millions, more others 'kilos' in variables.

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