Chelsea Told to Pay £60m For In-Demand Serie A Defender

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Chelsea told to break club record bid and they have to splash money for Serie A defender Kalidou Koulibaly.

Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte is keen on signing a replacement for the club’s talisman John Terry who is expected to leave the club at the end of the current campaign and has identified Koulibaly as a perfect successor the legendary defender.

After changing formation to the 3-4-3 system means that Italian manager is eyeing further back-up at the defensive end. Conte has failed in an attempt to sign Senegalese International defender during the January transfer window. However, Conte remains a huge admirer of 25-year-old centre-back and could break the club-record transfer.

Napoli’s president  Aurelio De Laurentiis claimed that the club turned down £58million bid from Chelsea and now Premier League giants could be forced to make a £60m approach for one of the best centre-backs in Serie A.

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Any deal for Coulibaly will smash the clubs record transfer that has been held by Fernando Torres who has joined the club from Liverpool Back in 2011 for £50million.