Jules Kounde has put to rest the debate over his future as he, on Thursday, agreed a move to Barcelona which is subject to the completion of a medical.
Kounde who attracted interest from another top side, Chelsea had reportedly stalled his move to England as he preferred in Spain with a move to the Catalan club.
On Friday, the Blues reached an agreement for Kounde with Sevilla, who preferred that the player leave for Stamford Bridge rather than join a direct rival in Barcelona. Chelsea grew frustrated they had not heard a decision from the player on Saturday and had decided to move on to other targets on Sunday.
And Barcelona confirmed on Thursday night that they have reached an agreement with Sevilla for the signing of Kounde, with the defender now set for a medical in Catalonia before putting pen to paper on a contract.