Huddersfield Town are reportedly adamant that for Terence Kongolo to leave this summer they must receive a fee that covers what they owe AC Monaco, while Sheffield United remain concerned about the surgery he received last season.
Kongolo has been linked with a move to Bramall Lane over the past few weeks and looked close to completing a move not long ago but nothing has yet materialised.
If the Blades want to land the defender, they need to do so before Friday’s deadline for domestic transfers but it appears there are a number of issues holding up a potential deal.
According to the Sheffield Star, the Terriers are happy to let the 26-year-old leave but are defiant that for that to happen they need to receive a fee that covers what they still owe Monaco for the deal that saw Kongolo join them in July 2018.
It is understood that United were quoted a fee of around £8 million earlier this summer.
The report also claims that the Premier League side are concerned about the surgery he had last season, which saw metalwork inserted into his foot.
The Blades could be set to miss out on Kongolo completely as it has been reported elsewhere that Fulham are closing in on signing the defender.
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It’s interesting to get some more insight and the full details to why Kongolo’s move to Bramall Lane has stalled.
The defender seemed close to joining the Blades not long ago but it now seems as if a deal could be off completely with the finances and his recent surgery the key obstacles.
Time is running out for a move to be sorted, with the deadline for domestic deals just two days away.