Barcelona are in the superior levels of signing Chelsea’s Cesar Azpilicueta however the switch is on standby due to the Catalan side’s pursuit of Jules Kounde.
According to Todofichajes, as soon as Chelsea sign the Sevilla defender they will agree to launch Azpilicueta to the Spanish giants however with Barca now not out of the race for the Frenchman, what the future holds for the Chelsea captain now is unknown.
The Spaniard has been linked with Barcelona for some time now and 32-year-old’s layout has constantly been to play for Xavi’s element at some stage in the coming season however his future absolutely relies upon on the future of Kounde, as the Blues may now now not promote their captain to the Catalan facet if they hijack some other signing.
Azpilicueta will be a low fee signing for Barcelona and would supply cover at both centre-back and right-back. According to Todofichajes, the 32-year-old will earn round €5m a 12 months in Spain and will signal a two-year contract with an choice of a third.
The defender’s team already considers him a Barcelona participant and Todofichajes states that it might also favor to be legitimate in the subsequent few days. However, the developments in the Kounde race in a single day might also moreover have an influence on this timeline.