Jule’s Kounde transfer to Stamford bridge has been hit by an injury storm.

The £70million-rated french defender underwent surgery on Tuesday on an old pelvic problem which flared up while on international duty for France on Monday

The defender fears that although the surgery is a minor one it could still affect his chances of securing a big-money transfer to the Premier league Chelsea in particular this summer.

And Sevilla who are willing to sell him are privately fuming on why he played against Croatia in the Nations League, while carrying the knock and risking the deal.

Jules Kounde, has been a long-time target of Chelsea who failed to get the centre half’s signature during the January transfer window.

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel wants the defender to replace Antonio Rudiger who secured a free Transfer move to Spanish Giants Real Madrid.

Chelsea have also lost Andreas Christensen,To Madrid’s rivals FC Barcelona leaving them short at the back.

Sevilla plan to hold out for the full £69m release clause in Kounde’s deal. And they hope to get a deal done quickly despite the uncertainty over his fitness.

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