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Chelsea’s French defender Kurt Zouma remains in demand this summer

A noisy summer transfer window for Chelsea’s French international defender Kurt Zouma looks set to continue, report LÉquipe. Having been linked with a multitude of clubs, such as Wolves (the player rejected an approach), Sevilla, Roma and West Ham, Zouma’s future remains in flux.

Initially targeted by José Mourinho’s Roma, a reunion with the former Chelsea boss interested the player, the transfer eventually proved too difficult to complete financially.

Chelsea had included the 26-year-old Zouma as part of an offer for Sevilla defender Jules Koundé, which LÉquipe report was €30m plus Zouma, but Sevilla sporting director, Monchi, rejected the deal.

West Ham had offered £25m but perhaps didn’t do enough to convince the club and/or the player suggest the sports daily, although discussions are continuing. However, a contractual agreement has not yet been reached with Zouma in no rush to leave Chelsea.

 

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