Manchester City set to hijack Manchester United move and are reportedly poised to table an offer of £67m for Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly next week.
City’s arch rivals the Red Devils have been rumoured with a move for Koulibaly since the start of the summer transfer window as Ole Gunnar Solkjaer considered him as a perfect defensive partner to their record signing Harry Maguire.
Manchester City Despite having strengthen their backline with the acquisition of Nathan Ake from Bournemouth, the Citizens are believed to be in the market for another defender during the summer transfer window.
Pep Guardiola’s men have been heavily linked with a swoop for Senegalese international defender, who Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has revealed he is likely to be heading for the departure from the Stadio Sao Paolo ahead of the new campaign.
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Serie A giants ready to accept €75m bid for their star player and both Manchester clubs are frountrunners to get the deal done.
The Citizens have supposedly already agreed personal terms with the Senegalese centre-back means that Man Utd have to act quickly in order to get the deal done for experienced defender.
Koulibaly has found back of the net 10 times in 246 games for Napoli across the all competitions.