NAPOLI proprietor Aurelio De Laurentiis has warned Manchester United and Liverpool they need to provide a minimum of £100million in the event that they need to signal Kalidou Koulibaly this month.
Each golf equipment have been strongly linked with the Senegal centre-back, 29, in current seasons.
Napoli will demand a minimum of £100m for Koulibaly throughout this month’s windowCredit score: Reuters
Napoli proprietor Aurelio De Laurentiis will chortle off any bid beneath £100m for Koulibaly this monthCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
However with each golf equipment eager on a brand new defender – for very totally different causes – De Laurentiis has determined to place his foot down.
Liverpool are determined for centre-back reinforcements after Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez suffered long-term accidents, with Dejan Lovren bought final summer season and Joel Matip additionally selecting up a collection of knocks.
And Man Utd need to discover a long-term accomplice for Harry Maguire.
Manchester City had additionally been final summer season, however as a substitute signed Nathan Ake and Ruben Dias for a mixed £105.5m.
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Now nicely into one other switch window, Jim White spoke to Napoli proprietor De Laurentiis concerning the prospect of one other collection of maddeningly low bids from the Premier League.
“This morning, I spoke to Aurelio De Laurentiis, the Napoli proprietor, and stated what about your participant, are there bids in for him?
“He laughed it off saying he’s not on the market.
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“It appears on this event Koulibaly goes nowhere.
“He stays and that was as current as this morning.
“Anybody moving into with something aside from £100million for Koulibaly can neglect it.”
“He’s completely not on the market until one of many huge golf equipment in England provide you with £100million.”
Koulibaly has performed in 18 video games in all competitions for Napoli this season, serving to to maintain seven clear sheets.
He’s beneath contract on the Serie A giants till the top of the 2022-23 season.
De Laurentiis additionally revealed Liverpool’s curiosity in Maksimovic has cooledCredit score: AP:Related Press
De Laurentiis additionally revealed Liverpool’s curiosity in Nikola Maksimovic has cooled of late.
The Reds had been tipped with a transfer for the Serbian, 29, this month to fill the void left by Van Dijk and Gomez.
However De Laurentiis revealed Liverpool have gone quiet in current weeks.
White continued: “[De Laurentiis] stated to me ‘I believed you had been going to consult with our defender Nikola Maksimovic and Liverpool’s earlier curiosity in him’.
“So I stated ‘are Liverpool nonetheless eager about your defender?’
“He interrupted me to say in fact with damage issues to Gomez and Van Dijk however no they haven’t heard from them of late.”