Serie A giants Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly has been a long-term target for defending Premier League champions Chelsea, and his performances in the current campaign has confirmed that he is one of the best defenders in Italy.
Napoli are currently on top of the Serie A table with winning eight games from out of eight, and they are set to face second-place Inter Milan next week.
The Senegalese international defender hasn’t missed a single minute for Napoli in all competition and has found the net twice.
He is one of the key players for Napoli as Koulibaly is becoming a complete defender who has been with a January move to Chelsea and Liverpool.
Defending Premier League champions have made several attempts to sign him on the deadline day of the transfer window, however, Serie A giants have turned down an offer for his signature.
The English giants will make a new attempt at the end of the current campaign and might even try to make an approach for hsi signature in January, Napoli will demand somewhere in the region of €70 million for their rock-solid defender.
Serie A giants are not open to sell defender. However, they could decide to do so if they finish this season on top of the Serie A table.
Liverpool are also keen on to sign a quality defender this summer, and they are ready to challenge Chelsea for his signature.