Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern have received a major transfer boost today, with a big target of theirs opening the door for a summer move.
French outlet L’Equipe quote Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has opening the door for a swoop from the west London side, although he stated he has not yet had any contact from new Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.
‘Big clubs want to sign me and there is no sign of a renewal with Napoli. The negotiations for a contract extension have stalled and they never wanted to discuss with us.’
‘No, I have not talked to [Antonio Conte] but that may be soon. If nothing happens at Napoli, I will start to have contact with other clubs.’
‘The game In England could be suitable for me but I like Italy, I do not press for a transfer but I hope to sign a renewal with Napoli or we proceed to other solutions. Napoli also wants to make money.’
The 24-year-old has emerged as top-target for Conte’s new look side and our landlord thinks he’ll fit into Stamford Bridge perfectly.
Chelsea fans, would Koulibaly be a good signing? Let us know in the comments below!