Barcelona have announced they will formally complete the signing of centre-back Jules Kounde from Sevilla on Monday.
The two clubs confirmed that an agreement in principle had been reached on Thursday, with Kounde already giving interviews about the transfer before it had been signed and sealed.
And Barcelona announced on Friday evening that Kounde is all but officially become a Blaugrana player, and he will sign a five-year contract at his unveiling on Monday. He will have a buyout clause of €1bn.
Barcelona have beaten Chelsea to Kounde after the Blues’ year-long pursuit of the France…