Napoli reject €100m bid for Koulibaly amid strong Manchester United interest

first_img smart causal Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January How Man United could line up for Newcastle clash – will Pogba start? At the beginning of the summer, it was reported the Italians were expecting bids from Chelsea and Manchester United for the 26-year-old, following another sensational season for him in Serie A.However, it has been claimed by De Laurentiis that, as part of the deal which saw Jorginho and Maurizio Sarri head to London, the clubs agreed a ‘pact of non-aggression.’This was to mean that the Blues would not actively pursue other targets at the club or try to raid Naples for the likes of Elseid Hysaj and Koulibaly. REVEALED possible standings Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? silverware How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won gameday cracker who plays? RANKED center_img Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland REVEALED Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Koulibaly could become the most expensive defender of all time Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Therefore, Italian outlets such as Gazzetta dello Sport speculate that it is Jose Mourinho’s United, who have submitted the monster bid for the Senegalese centre-back.It has recently emerged that United’s pursuit of Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld is not progressing as smoothly as hoped. Another factor which hints they could now be looking elsewhere.A bid of this size (if successful) would make Kalidou Koulibaly the most expensive defender in football history, eclipsing the £75 million Liverpool paid Southampton for Virgil van Dijk. 1 deals Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won IN DEMAND Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has revealed that he rejected a bid worth €100m for centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly.However, while speaking to official radio station Kiss Kiss Napoli, he refrained from confirming which club submitted the offer. Latest Manchester United Newslast_img read more