Chelsea has agreed on personal terms with Sevilla defender, Jules Kounde.
90min reports said Chelsea is now set to be in advanced talks with Sevilla over a transfer fee for Kounde, with Kurt Zouma said to be part of a player-plus-cash deal.
The report added that the Champions League winners are also willing to offload Tiemoue Bakayoko, Matt Miazga, Davide Zappacosta and Kenedy in an attempt to reduce the transfer fee for the 22-year-old.
Chelsea in pole position to sign Kounde
Sevilla valued Kounde at €65million (£55.9million).
Kounde had also drawn the interest of Manchester United and PSG in the past.
He was impressive for Sevilla in the LaLiga during the 2020-21 season.
Kounde played 49 games in all competitions for Sevilla, scoring four goals and providing one assist.