Kooundé is one of the architects of the sensational campaign that the Seville. The young French defender, desired by half of Europe, is a bastion of the defensive system together with the Brazilians Diego Carlos and Fernando and his physical condition worries just when Julen Lopetegui’s team is fighting to fight until the end for the League championship.
The U21 French international retired with some physical problem in the last minutes of the duel against Levante, which the Andalusians won 0-1 with a goal from En-Nesyri, and had to be replaced by the Serbian Nemanja Gudelj, who occupied its position in the final moments of the crash.
“We are worried, we do not know what he has, we have to assess him tomorrow. Let’s hope it’s nothing serious, because he’s an important footballer for us, that he’s just an overload, ”Lopetegui said after the game when asked about the player’s physical condition.
Gym Thursdays on the sidelines of the team
Koundé, being one of the starters in the Ciutat de València, has exercised this Thursday in the gym away from the rest of the team in a gentle unloading session, then joining a light field work. The club has not provided information on the status of the player, who is one of the stars of this Seville, who rejected last summer an offer from Manchester City of 55 million euros.
What the coach is clear about is that he is not going to force his player. Sevilla have until Sunday so that Koundé recovers from those annoyances and can be in the appointment against Granada, in which the Andalusians will seek their fifth consecutive victory.