According to a report in talkSPORT, Kalidou Koulibaly could be on his way to the Premier League next season.
Over the past two years, the strapping Napoli defender has been regularly linked to such a move, with Chelsea and Manchester City among his suggested suitors. But talkSPORT says that Arsenal and Liverpool, as well as Chelsea, are now “all interested” in signing the 26-year-old blocker.
According to the broadcaster, the Blues failed with a £60m bid for the Senegal international last year but remain keen on signing Koulibaly. This could change should Antonio Conte part company with the club in the summer.
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The Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport says that Arsenal and Liverpool are also in the market for the Senegalese player this summer. Arsene Wenger, in particular, is desperate to shore up his defence after a series of catastrophic blunders in recent matches from his back four.
However, Corriere dello Sport warns the trio of English clubs that “Koulibaly will not come cheap and he is likely to command a fee of over £65m”.
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