Chelsea are close to finalizing negotiations to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly as they agree on personal terms ahead of a move.
Kalidou Koulibaly is said to have agreed on personal terms with Chelsea after discussions were held with the player’s representatives days ago
According to an Italian journalist, Fabrizio Romano, “Kalidou Koulibaly has accepted Chelsea as the next club after a new meeting with his agent yesterday in Milano.
“Personal terms agreed for €10m net salaries per year. He’s waiting for the clubs to complete the agreement. Chelsea sources consider this deal “just a matter of time,” he tweeted.
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Koulibaly won the Africa Cup of Nations alongside Chelsea goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy with Senegal in February and has just one year remaining on his Napoli contract.
He has made over 300 appearances for the Serie A club since joining from Belgian side Genk eight years ago.
Aside Koulibaly, Chelsea also have an interest in Manchester City’s Nathan Ake, Sevilla’s Jules Kounde, and Paris Saint-Germain’s Presnel Kimpembe.