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Liverpool open talks with Napoli defender Koulibaly

Liverpool have made contact with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, it has been revealed.

Naples' Il Mattino says Liverpool have discussed a possible move for Koulibaly with the Napoli defender's agent.

The Senegal defender has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in recent weeks.

Manchester United have been credited with interest in Koulibaly, 27, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer eyes a new centre-back.

However, Liverpool are thinking about making an official bid for Koulibaly.

The defender has been on Jurgen Klopp's radar for some time and Liverpool have now contacted Koulibaly's agent.

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