Jules Kounde explains how choosing Barcelona over Chelsea was easy decision

Jules Kounde has been one of the new signings this summer.

The French defender was on the verge of joining Chelsea before Barcelona made a move for him by agreeing to a deal worth €50 million plus add-ons.

Barcelona have bolstered their squad by making some key signings for a number of positions this summer.

Kounde although a central defender has a decent amount of experience at right-back that adds to the squad depth at Camp Nou.

The 23-year-old defender explains Xavi as the key reason for his move to Barcelona.

“It’s (Barcelona) still a club that generates a lot of excitement,” he said.

“Talking to the manager was also important. He gave me a lot of confidence and I liked the way he saw football. It was an easy decision because it was everything I was looking for.

“It’s a competitive group, personally I’m excited, I’m playing football to play those big games.

“We are working step by step and getting a good feeling. We have a lot of danger and they need to worry, or take us seriously.”


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