Napoli set £51m asking value for defensive star following Actual Madrid curiosity
Recent reports in Italy suggest that Serie A club Napoli have hit center-back Kalidou Koulibaly with a price tag of £ 51m (€ 60m) on the head of Real Madrid interest.
That emerges from a recent report by Calciomercato claiming that Blancos coach Carlo Ancelotti is a huge admirer of the Senegalese defender after the two worked together in Naples.
It was found that following the recent departure of center-back Sergio Ramos, who joined PSG, and Raphael Varane, who is on the verge of signing for Manchester United, Ancelotti has asked President Florentino Perez to buy Koulibaly.
Although Naples is keen to keep the commanding defense services, they will sanction a move as long as an offer of more than £ 50m is on the table.
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Koulibaly has been linked to moves to Manchester City and Manchester United in the past, but after alternative signings for both clubs, the African center-back, who has remained in Italy so far but has been interested by Real Madrid since then, is still speculating on his long-term now once speculated.