€35m Man Utd offer for Napoli centre-back blocked by Serie A chief
Manchester United were reportedly “ready to offer €35m” for Kalidou Koulibaly before the Napoli president stepped in.
Koulibaly has been linked with a host of Premier League clubs for a long, long time now and United’s summer search for a partner for Harry Maguire led them to consider a move for the 30-year-old once again.
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United instead landed Raphael Varane from Real Madrid, but Corriere Dello Sport journalist Antonio Giordano has confirmed that United were preparing an offer for Koulibaly, before Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis insisted he would not be sold for the amount they were prepared to bid.
“De Laurentiis had the strength to refuse all the offers that arrived for the big names, in particular …
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