Jules Condé will be Barcelona’s fifth signing in the pre-season.© Twitter
France centre-back Jules Condé has agreed a move from Sevilla to Barcelona, the two clubs announced on Thursday without giving details of the length or cost of the deal. “FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Jules Olivier Condé, waiting for the player to pass the medical and sign the contract,” the Catalan club said in a statement. According to Spanish press reports, the two clubs have struck a 50 million euro ($50.7 million) deal which includes an additional 10 million euros in bonuses.
This will be Barca’s fifth signing in the pre-season since the arrival of Robert Lewandowski AC Milan’s Frank Casey and Chelsea from Leeds in addition to Danish central defender Bayern Munich and Rafinha Andreas Christensen on free transfers.
A deal was struck between Chelsea and Sevilla last weekend, but Spanish media underscored the crucial role played by the Barca coach. Xavi Hernandez in the arrival of Kaunde.
The 23-year-old is recovering from groin surgery after an operation last month but is expected to be available for the start of the new season.
Kaunde joined Sevilla from Bordeaux in 2019. He won the Europa League in his first season in Spain, and has played 11 times for France.
Barcelona has also extended the contract of the French winger Osman Dembele till 2024.
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