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Man Utd locked in Napoli talks over Koulibaly fee

Manchester United are pushing to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.

Sky Italia says United are trying to complete a deal for Koulibaly.

United are searching for a central defender to partner captain Harry Maguire at Old Trafford next season and have reportedly taken concrete steps to sign the Senegalese international.

United have offered the Serie A heavyweights £71million for the 28-year-old, who is also wanted by Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain.

However, that wasn't quite enough for Napoli.

The report continues to suggest that Gennaro Gattuso's side want £89million for Koulibaly - a price that would eclipse the current world-record transfer fee paid for a defender - which is currently the £80m United paid Leicester for Maguire in August 2019.

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