Bayern Munich are reportedly preparing a bid worth €110 million for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, who has recently been linked with a move to Manchester United.

The Senegalese centre-back has been superb for his side this season and appears to have attracted interest from some of Europe’s footballing heavyweights. 

Koulibaly is a vital player for Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti, but it seems the Serie A giants will face an uphill battle if they are to hang on to him this summer. 

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According to a report from Il Mattino, as cited by Calciomercato, the defender is reluctant to leave the Stadio San Paolo but has emerged as a primary target for Bayern Munich. 

Niko Kovac is understood to be keen on revamping his first-team squad this summer and will begin with work on his defence, as he lines up a reportedly mammoth €110m swoop for Koulibaly. 

However, Bayern will face competition from elsewhere if they are to pursue the centre-back, with Manchester United long-term admirers of the player.


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