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Napoli reject United’s opening offer for Koulibaly
Manchester United, News

Napoli reject United’s opening offer for Koulibaly

A report from La Gazzetta dello Sport suggests that Napoli have rejected an opening offer of €30m from Manchester United for Kalidou Koulibaly and that the player is reportedly unhappy with the current development. Koulibaly, 30, has been linked with a move away from the Stadio Maradona for a while and the Red Devils appear to be ready to offer the towering center-back and escape route. The report states that the Red Devils made an offer of €30m for the Senegalese defender but Napoli turned down the offer. It was also claimed that it was the player's agent Fali Ramadani that informed Napoli about the offer from Manchester United. READ: Arsenal eyeing a move for Norwich’s Max Aarons Koulibaly still has two years left in his current contract with Napoli and is open to an exit fro...
Bayern Munich, News

Bayern make £39million bid for Kalidou Koulibaly

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich have tabled a bid of £39million to Napoli for the services of center-back Kalidou Koulibaly to partner new signing Dayot Upamecano in the center of the Bavarian defense. The Napoli center-back has also been linked with the two Manchester outfits in England and has established himself as one of the most coveted defenders in Europe. Kalidou Koulibaly, 29, has made it into the Serie A team of the year for four consecutive seasons, won the best defender in Serie A award, and also won the Coppa Italia with Napoli in 271 games for the club. The report by Tuttosport suggests that Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis and Koulibaly's representatives met Fali Ramadani to discuss Bayern's offer for the Senegalese international who has been capped 44 times fo...
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Liverpool emerge as favorites to sign Koulibaly

The Reds have emerged as favorites to land Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly this summer ahead of the likes of Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain according to reports. Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly a big fan of the Senegalese center-back who has established himself as one of the best defenders in Europe in recent years. However, Le 10 Sport have claimed that the 28-year-old is most likely to end up at Anfield if he leaves Napoli and would play alongside Virgil Van Dijk in the Liverpool back four. Jurgen Klopp believes the pair would form an efficient partnership. PSG are also interested in the defender but will stick with veteran captain Thiago Silva for next season. Meanwhile, Koulibaly favors a move to the Premier League over Ligue 1. The likes of ...

Major boost for Napoli and Koulibaly and Malcuit return

Napoli have been boosted with the return of defenders Kelvin Malcuit and Kalidou Koulibaly from injuries. Koulibaly was sidelined with a hamstring after the game against Parma in December and has been out of action for two months while Malcuit suffered a tear in his anterior cruciate ligament in October. Although the Senegalese played against Lecce in February, he played no part in their last five games including the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first-leg clash against Barcelona. The duo took part in some fieldwork on Tuesday with the rest of the team. READ: Harry Kane to consider his future in the summer The return is a major boost ahead of the return leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final fixture against Inter Milan at the San Paolo on Thursday. Napoli stole a 1 nil lead at the...