Jules Kounde’s Registration Delays Barcelona’s Signing of Marcos Alonso After Deal Is Agreed With Chelsea

Jules Kounde’s Registration Delays Barcelona’s Signing of Marcos Alonso After Deal Is Agreed With Chelsea

  • Marcos Alonso's delayed transfer to Barcelona is caused by the La Liga club’s failure to register new signing Jules Kounde
  • Alonso agreed personal terms with Barcelona four months ago and is set to sign a 3-year deal with the Catalan giants
  • The Spanish defender has not been in Chelsea’s matchday squads for either of their opening two games of the EPL campaign

Barcelona are struggling to finalize the deal to sign Chelsea defender, Marcos Alonso despite already striking a deal with Chelsea for the Spanish defender.

Alonso has been excluded from the Blues first two games of the English Premier League season as speculations suggest he is on the verge of penning a deal with the Catalan giants.

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Marcos Alonso is yet to feature in a competitive game for Chelsea this season. Photo by Trevor Ruszkwoski
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According to The Sun, Marcos Alonso’s move to Barcelona will not officially go through until the La Liga club has registered £55million summer signing Jules Kounde.

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Kounde is still waiting for his documents to go through as the Frenchman will only be able to play competitive games for Barcelona when they reduce their wage bill.

Alonso is set to sign a 3-year deal with Barcelona and Chelsea are set to receive £6million for the 31-year-old Spanish defender.

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Barcelona are set to defy its financial struggles to sign Villareal defender, Juan Foyth this summer transfer window as the Catalans continue to strengthen their squad.

According to Barca Universal, Barcelona are considering a bid of around €30 million plus add-ons for Foyth, in an attempt to convince the Argentine defender to move to the Camp Nou.

The defender's outstanding performance in La Liga has made the Catalans aware of how highly the Yellow Submarines regard him.

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Marcos Alonso involved in a heated exchange with Thomas Tuchel

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Marcos Alonso might just have played his last game for Chelsea. The full-back was involved in a heated exchange with Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel over the weekend.

Alonso was guilty of giving away possession in the first half of their Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

This outraged his manager on the touchline who exchanged a few words with the Spanish defender.

Source: Sports Brief News