LIVERPOOL have supposedly made the primary move for Chelsea and Manchester United target Kalidou Koulibaly ahead of a summer move battle.
Reports in Italy layout a potential £54m offer from the Anfield side, which would be quickly rejected by Napoli.
After Gennaro Gattuso revived the team, prompting the Coppa Italia last triumph over Juventus last week, talk of a significant market update of the Serie A club has died down.
With European football ensured for next season, Napoli supposedly observe little motivation to drop their £90m valuation of the defender.
As indicated by Ivisionsport, Liverpool are setting up an offer that would land some route shy of the Partenopei’s requests.
The Senegal defender’s catch would establish a possibly imperious partnership with Virgil van Dijk with Dejan Lovren allegedly set to leave this summer.
There would be a stiff competition from both Chelsea and Manchester United for Liverpool to replace ex-Southampton man with Kalidou Koulibaly.
Chelsea are recently intensely putting resources into the summer transfer market and have been connected with the Napoli star for various years.
Manchester United are supposed to be eyeing Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly to play alongside Harry Maguire.
There was enthusiasm from Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona is thought to have dispersed to make room from a Premier League stalemate.