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Manchester United 'have £80m Kalidou Koulibaly bid rejected'

United 'have £80m Koulibaly bid rejected'
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Manchester United have an £80m bid for Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly rejected, according to a report.

Manchester United have reportedly had an £80m bid for Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly rejected.

Koulibaly only signed a new long-term contract with Napoli in September, and his current deal does not expire until the end of the 2022-23 campaign.

Last month, it was reported that Barcelona were prepared to pay £88m to sign the Senegal international, who is believed to be a transfer target for a number of Europe's biggest clubs.

United boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly identified Koulibaly as the perfect player to improve his defence, which has already conceded 21 times in the Premier League this season.

According to La Repubblica, United launched an £80m bid for the defender, but were told by Napoli that it would take an offer in the region of £89m to convince the Italian club to sell.

United were linked with a number of centre-backs during the recent summer transfer window, but Mourinho was ultimately left frustrated.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27212474205465
2Liverpool26205159154465
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs26200654252960
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd26156552351751
5Arsenal26155653371650
6Chelsea26155645291650
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2611693433139
8Watford2610793434037
9Everton2796123639-333
10West Ham UnitedWest Ham2696113239-733
11Bournemouth26103133747-1033
12Leicester CityLeicester2695123134-332
13Crystal Palace2676132734-727
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2676132839-1127
15Burnley2676132947-1827
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2667132234-1225
17Cardiff CityCardiff2674152447-2325
18Southampton2659122844-1624
19Fulham2645172558-3317
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2625191448-3411

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