Report: Chelsea bid £38m for talented centre-back

Report: Chelsea bid £38m for talented centre-back

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Chelsea has once again showed their interest in signing the Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Napoli will receive a €38 million bid from Chelsea, reports Calcio Mercato (via Sky Sports). Also, his agent has confirmed that Chelsea are still interested in the Senegalese defender.

Koulibaly’s situation is growing uncertain at Napoli and they had conflicts over economic reasons. Napoli is not interested in losing another key player after losing Higuain to Juventus. They have faced heavy criticism from media and the fans regarding the transfer, and selling another key player will put them under a lot of pressure.

Whereas Conte is determined to land a defender before the season starts. Koulibaly will reportedly earn €3.75 million at year at Stamford Bridge.

The decision lies solely in Koulibaly’s hands, as it has been a long time since his new contract talks have been stalled due to economic reasons, possibly indicating a move away from the Italian side.