According to recent reports, Sevilla defender Jules Kounde views Real Madrid, Manchester United and Chelsea as the most ‘attractive options’ ahead of a possible summer move.

That’s according to a recent detailed report from The Athletic, who claims a host of top European clubs are looking to recruit the highly-rated French defender.

After coming close to joining Manchester City last summer, Kounde has once again seen his long-term future speculated.

It has been claimed that although no club has yet to make their interest official, a bid within the region of £47.5m would likely be enough to tempt Sevilla into selling, despite the player having a release clause of £70m.

The Athletic name Real Madrid, United and Chelsea as the clubs who have the best chance of signing the 22-year-old.

However, another club rumoured to be big admirers of Kounde are understood to be Arsenal – although, it has been suggested that the player does not want a move to the Emirates following their failure to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

United have also been heavily linked with Villarreal’s Pau Torres and Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane.

This article first appeared on Stretty News and was syndicated with permission.

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