Florentino Perez, his central focus, overriding focus, is on getting Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain.
“He still thinks there is a possibility of doing it this summer.”
European transfer expert Fabrizio Romano claimed on Tuesday Chelsea had agreed a contract with Kounde.
Kurt Zouma could also be used as part of the deal which sees Kounde move to Stamford Bridge.
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