Chelsea had been in advance talk with Sevilla since the beginning of the summer as the blues show serious interest in bring Sevilla Centre-back Jules Kounde to Premier League.
A report claimed Chelsea has reached a personal agreement with the France international as Thomas Tuchel looks to build his defence.
However, the blues are still having a slight difficulties in meeting Sevilla asking-price of around €80 million, while Chelsea are trying to make a way around the price as they tried to offer Kurt Zouma plus cash deal.
Meanwhile, Kurt Zouma has made his intention know to the Chelsea board as the French defender will prefer a move to West Ham United over a deal swap to Sevilla.
Jules Kounde willingness of joining Chelsea looks more positive everyday and the only way for this to happen is for the blues to round up the €80 million asking-price.
Chelsea are willing to clear some of the team members this summer.
Epl Fans understand that the blues are willimg to listen to offer on 12 of their players this summer and Thomas Tuchel hope to build his own squad.
Among the 12 players are Tammy Abraham, Callum Hudson Odoi, Kurt Zouma, Ross Barkley, Danny Drinkwater, Davide Zappacosta, Marcos Alonso, Michy Batshauayi and Kenedy.