Sevilla plan to take Kounde on preseason tour this week.
Marca says Kounde is in their squad for the preseason tour of Portugal on Thursday.
He doesn’t have medical clearance to play yet after a small operation but coach Julen Lopetegui is going to take him with the rest of the squad.
The French centre back is prioritising a move to Barcelona and Sevilla want the deal done quickly.
Sevilla are anxious about reaching a final decision over Kounde, with Chelsea also keen.