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Kalidou Koulibaly – PSG claims are wide of the mark

As reported by our colleagues at Soccer Link, claims linking 27-year-old Senegalese international and Napoli central defender Kalidou Koulibaly with Ligue 1 champions PSG are wide of the mark.

Contrary to reports in the Italian media, Koulibaly is understood not to have a release clause for this summer and that instead a €150m clause will be activated in the defender’s contract from summer 2020.

As a result, in order to sign the player from Napoli, a member of Europe’s elite is going to have to offer an enormous sum – contrary to speculation, the Serie A side has not received a concrete offer for the player yet this summer.

Koulibaly does not want to join PSG and a deal for him to do so is impossible. On the contrary, Koulibaly favours a move to England and Spain.

In March, his agent Fali Ramadani met with Real Madrid Director General José Angel Sanchez. During this meeting, Ramadani offered his client to Los Blancos in the event that Raphaël Varane would depart this summer. But the French international has decided to stay…

 

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