The Kalidou Koulibaly to Manchester City saga continues on a daily basis, and it does feel like it’s edging closer.

We covered the claims on Tuesday, and the general consensus was that Pep Guardiola’s side were planning on coming back with an improved offer.

Three different newspapers brought it up, and while the details of the finances differed, they were basically saying the same thing.

That’s good for Manchester City fans who want this completed, and Gazzetta dello Sport bring a few more tidbits of information.

They claim that a second offer has been made, taking it form €63m to €70m, described as a ‘considerable fee’, which has ‘encouraged’ Aurelio De Laurentiis to review his previous stance of wanting €100m.

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In fact, they go as far that a transfer ‘could be a question of hours’ for the Senegalese centre-back, which would then allow Napoli to rake in the money and focus on their own incomings.

This is entirely backed up by Il Mattino, who also mention the previous €63m offer, and explain Fali Ramadani wants to get this over the line.

He’s reportedly asked the Manchester City owners to put forward an offer of €70m up front with ‘easily attainable bonuses’ to convince Napoli to accept.

It could be that Gazzetta’s information is a bit more advanced, meaning the €70m + bonuses offer Il Mattino talk about is the ‘second offer’ they mention in their own article.

Either way, it certainly sounds like good news, but we know how these things go, so we’ll wait a little bit longer before getting too excited.