the first words of Koundé with the Blaugranas, Bordeaux will receive a good sum

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Before signing his five-season contract with Barça, Jules Koundé gave his first interview to the club’s media Blaugrana. “I’m very excited about this opportunity. I’ve signed for a very big club. I can’t wait to meet my team-mates. I know Sevilla are a big club, but I think Barca is a big step in my career at all levels. I want to be competitive and win a lot of trophies, that’s why I’m here” said the French defender first.

Asked about the importance of Xavi Hernandez in his transfer as well as his objectives, the former Bordeaux player continued: “Xavi is a big reason why I am here. His speech totally convinced me, and I can’t wait to start. to work with the team. It is clear that we see football in the same way. (…) I want to learn, I come to a big club with great players…. Many of them have won a lot of trophies. I’m ready to listen to them and learn from them.”

Bordeaux will receive 5 million thanks to Koundé

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If the transfer of Jules Koundé delights fans and Barcelona leaders, it also suits those of the Girondins de Bordeaux. While the club with the scapular has just been saved from a demotion in National, L’Equipe reveals that the FCGB will receive 5 million euros with the deal for Koundé, not counting training compensation.

When Koundé was sold to Seville in the summer of 2019 for 25 million euros, Bordeaux had indeed negotiated a resale percentage of 20%, which applies with the 50 million euros invested by Barça. Nevertheless, the daily specifies that the 5 million will not go into the Bordeaux coffers, but into those of the King Street and Fortress investment funds. Always a winner.

to summarize

Jules Koundé has spoken his first words as a Barça player, while the sum that Bordeaux will receive with the transfer of the French defender is known. According to L’Equipe, the Girondins will receive 5 million euros.

Etienne Leray

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