Man Utd and City on red alert as Napoli president admits Kalidou Koulibaly may be up for transfer after Osimhen signing
NAPOLI president Aurelio De Laurentiis has opened the door to selling in-demand centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly.
The defender has attracted attention from a host of major clubs, but they have all been told he is not for sale in the past.
But now, it appears Napoli are resigned to losing Koulibaly as long as their price tag is met.
They value him at £80million, a fee they have so far not been offered by anyone.
De Laurentiis told Sky Italia: "Kalidou is a great person, I would be terribly sad to lose him.
"But there is a time for everything, even to move apart.
"But the €90m is not on the table and so it takes two to make a deal."
Napoli also secured a club record £74m signing for Lille striker Victor Osimhen and will look to recoup their funds.
Koulibaly has been a long-time Manchester United target as they eye a partner for club record signing Harry Maguire.
But according to Goal, local rivals City want to take on United in the pursuit for the 29-year-old.
Last season's Premier League champions are close to signing Bournemouth centre-back Nathan Ak, having had a £41million bid accepted.
But having lost skipper Vincent Kompany last summer, they paid the price for not replacing him.
It has led to City targeting centre-backs as they enter the transfer window looking to set up a title winning campaign.
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