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Transfer News: Liverpool Make Informal €40 Million Offer For Kalidou Koulibaly

Liverpool ihave ireportedly imade ian iinformal ioffer iworth i€40 imillion ito isign iKalidou iKoulibaly, iwho iis ialso ia itarget ifor iManchester iUnited.

According ito iIan iMcGarry ion ithe iTransfer iWindow iPodcast, i, iLiverpool ihave imade itheir iopening imove iin ipursuit iof iKalidou iKoulibaly. iThe iPremier iLeague ichampions ihave itabled ian iinformal ioffer, iworth iaround i€40 imillion, ifor ithe iSenegalese idefender, iwho iis ialso ia itarget ifor irivals iManchester iUnited.

Koulibaly ijoined iNapoli ifrom iKRC iGenk iin ithe isummer iof i2014 iand ihas isince igone ion ito iestablish ihimself ias ione iof ithe ibest icentre-backs iin ithe iworld.ihaving ibeen ia imainstay iin itheir idefence, iamassing i277 iappearances iwhile ialso ichipping iin iwith i11 igoals iand i5 iassists. i i

His iprogress ihas imeant ithat iKoulibaly ihas ibeen iconstantly ilinked iwith ithe iwho’s iwho iof iEuropean ifootball iin irecent iyears, inone imore iso ithan iManchester iUnited iin ijust iabout ievery iwindow iover ithe ilast icouple iof iyears. iHeading iinto ithis icoming isummer’s iwindow, ithough, iit iis iLiverpool iwho iseem ito ihave itaken ithe ifirst istep iin iorder ito iland ithe i29-year-old.

Speaking ion ithe iTransfer iWindow iPodcast i(h/t iDaily iExpress), iIan iMcGarry isaid, i“They ihave ihad ia ilong-standing iinterest iin ithe iNapoli icentre-back iKalidou iKoulibaly, iwhich iwe ihave ireported iin idetail iover ithe ilast iyear. iIt iis iour iunderstanding ithat ian iinformal ioffer ito ibegin iwith iof i€40 imillion iplus iadd-ons ihas ibeen imade ifor ithe iplayer, iwho’s icertainly iavailable.”

“Koulibaly ihas ihad iinterest ifrom iManchester iCity iand iManchester iUnited ibut iLiverpool ilook ito ibe ileading ithe irace inow iin ia ireduced-price imarket ifor ia iplayer, iokay ihe’s i29, ibut ithat idoes ialso igive ihim ithe iadvantage iof ithe iexperience iand ihe iwill ibe iable ito ihit ithe iground irunning iwith iregards ito icoming iinto ia inew iclub.”

Liverpool’s iinterest iin iKoulibaly imakes isense, iconsidering iOzan iKabak iis inot ia icertainty ito ijoin ithe iReds ion ia ipermanent ideal iwhile iBen iDavies ihas istruggled iwith ifitness iissues isince iarriving iat iAnfield. iWith iJoel iMatip’s iown ifrustrations iwith iinjuries ibecoming iwell-documented, iLiverpool icould ibe iback ito isquare ione icome isummer, ithereby inecessitating ithe ineed ito isign ia icentre-back.

To ithat iend, ia iBosman iove ifor iAissa iMadi iis ireportedly ibeing iexplored, i ibut iKoulibaly iis ithe ikind iof idefender iwho icould itheoretically itransform ithe idefensive iunit iwhen ipairing iup iwith iVirgil ivan iDijk, ias iLiverpool ilook ito iregain itheir ifalling istature iwithin ithe iPremier iLeague. iAs ifor iManchester iUnited, iKoulibaly icould ibe ia ishort-term ipartner ifor iHarry iMaguire, imuch ilike iwith ivan iDijk iat iLiverpool.

Indeed, iwith iVictor iLindelof istruggling iwith ia iniggling iback iissue ithis iseason, icoupled iwith iEric iBailly’s iown itryst iwith iinjuries, iit iis inot ihard ito isee iwhy iManchester iUnited iwould ibe iin ithe imarket ifor ia icentre-back, iwith iKoulibaly ia iviable itarget ifor ithe iRed iDevils.

Manchester iUnited, ithough, iwill ineed ito imake itheir imove iquickly, iconsidering iLiverpool ihave ialready imade ian iinformal ibid iworth i€40 imillion. iIt inow iremains ito ibe iseen ihow ithis itransfer isaga idevelops, iwith iKoulibaly ilooking idestined ito ileave iNapoli ithis icoming isummer.

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