By Simon Jones for MailOnline
Published: 23:33 BST, 19 September 2020 | Updated: 23:42 BST, 19 September 2020
Manchester City have stepped up negotiations with Sevilla for their French centre back Jules Kounde.
Sevilla had rejected City’s opening offer and warned that they would need to pay the £82million buy out clause.
However, Kounde is interested in a move to City and Sevilla are now considering whether to sell for a compromise fee.
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