According to media reports, the English club Newcastle arrived with its Italian counterpart, Naples, to discuss the possibility of obtaining the services of the team player, Khalido Coulibaly, during the next transfer period.
The British newspaper “thesun”, quoting the French network “Mercato”, said that Newcastle plans to obtain the services of defender Coulibaly from the ranks of Naples, noting that the English club has already reached with the Naples administration to discuss the possibility of contracting with the Senegalese international defender, under a deal that may reach Worth 70 million pounds.
“Thesun” stated that Coulibaly, who will witness a significant decrease in its value due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, has informed Newcastle of its interest in its inclusion.
Coulibaly, 28, is one of the most prominent defenders in the world today, and attracted the attention of many European clubs earlier, such as Real Madrid, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and Manchester City, and none of these clubs succeeded in annexing him, due to The physical exaggeration of the Naples administration, which was demanding, before the Coruna outbreak, about £ 90 million, to abandon the Senegalese defender.
Newcastle has been linked to a contract with more than one player in the recent period, after the Saudi Public Investment Fund approached the club’s purchase of 340 million pounds.
Various press reports indicate that Newcastle will witness a major change upon completion of the sale of it to the Saudi Investment Fund, where it is expected to sign senior stars, led by Coulibaly, Uruguayan Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain), and the French Nabil Faqir (Real Betis).