Jules Kounde: Age, height, boots, girlfriend, stats, salary
Chelsea have begun negotiations to sign Sevilla star Jules Kounde.
The Blues are in the market for a top-class centre back this summer and the 22-year-old has emerged as their number one target.
According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Kounde is interested in joining the Champions League holders as he wants to play in Europe's top club competition next season.
So what do we know about the French defender?
How old is Jules Kounde?
Jules Kounde was born on 12 November, 1998. He is aged 22.
What is Jules Kounde’s height?
Kounde is 5ft 10in tall, or 1.78m.
What is Jules Kounde’s weight?
Jules Kounde is reportedly 70kg, or 11st 0lb.
What football boots does Jules Kounde wear?
Kounde wears Puma Future Z 1.1 cleats.
Who is Jules Kounde’s girlfriend?
Jules Kounde is not dating anyone publicly.
What is Jules Kounde’s salary?
Jules Kounde earn €85,000 per week at Sevilla, according to reports. That means he earns €4.3m per year.
What is Jules Kounde’s Instagram?
Jules Kounde’s Instagram account is under the username @jkeey4.
As of July 2021, he has 210,000 followers.
What are Jules Kounde's stats?
Jules Kounde started his career at Bordeaux, who he joined as a youth team player at the age of 14.
After a season spent in the Bordeaux B team, he made his official debut for the senior side as a 19-year-old in the 2017-18 season.
He went on to play 70 first-team games for Bordeaux over two seasons, scoring twice.
This earned him a €25m transfer to Sevilla in the summer of 2019.
He immediately established himself as one of the best central defenders in La Liga and he played a pivotal role in Sevilla winning the Europa League in his first season at the club.
Kounde has made 88 appearances for Sevilla in two seasons, scoring six goals. He has also attracted interest from Real Madrid, Manchester United and Tottenham.
He has two caps for France and played for his country at Euro 2020.