Spanish outlet El Nazional claim Barcelona are keen on signing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly if they lose Ronald Araujo.
The 22-year-old defender has a contract with “Chao Boon throws” until 2023 only. Which the contract renewal does not seem to be very smooth. Because the two parties can not agree on wages by the club. With a payout of not more than 4 million euros per year only.
Previously, it was report that English ufabet club Manchester United are interest in joining Araujo. With a salary offer of up to 10 million euros per year.
Meanwhile, Spanish outlets say Barcelona are already looking for a replacement. With a focus on Napoli’s Coulibaly. Who have been link with a move over the past few years.
The Senegal international has yet to contract until 2023. With Napoli expect to leave the club at the end of the season for €30 million.
Andreas Christensen is also reportedly close to joining Barcelona on a free transfer. After his contract with Chelsea expires this summer.
Should Araujo head for the exit door amid links with Manchester United and Chelsea, El Nacional reports. That the Blaugrana will move for Koulibaly as his replacement.
The Senegal international has remained loyal to Napoli despite persistent talk of a move away in the past couple of years. But he is also due to become a free agent in under 18 months’ time and could supposedly be available for €30m (£24.8m) this summer.
As well as Koulibaly, Barcelona are reported to be closing in on a deal to sign Andreas Christensen. Who is seemingly set to leave Chelsea as a free agent this summer.