Mourinho chasing Senegal's Koulibaly

Mourinho chasing Senegal's Koulibaly
Liverpool's James Milner (left) and Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly battle for the ball

by Staff Reporter

Monday Dec 09, 2019. 09:00

Latest reports suggest that Tottenham Hotspur have opened talks with Napoli over Kalidou Koulibaly.

The Senegal international has long been linked with a move to the English Premier League, with Jose Mourinho having tried to sign the 28-year-old in the Portuguese’s time at Manchester United.

According to El Desmarque, Mourinho is now eager to sign the centre back for Spurs with both Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen out of contract at the end of the season.

Koulibaly, who finished 24th in the 2019 Ballon d’Or, has established himself as one of the best defender’s in world football over the last few seasons.

In total, he has made 230 appearances for Napoli since joining the Serie A club from KRC Genk five years ago.

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