Manchester City have been chasing Kalidou Koulibaly for months, but have still not been able to sign the Napoli star. 

According to, the Serie A club ‘continue to reject’ the Citizens’ €60m offer, and Aurelio De Laurentiis, who is willing to negotiate, would want an additional €20m. 

The English club are no longer prepared to wait for the centre-back, especially with it claimed the agents of Atlético Madrid’s José Giménez and Sevilla’s Diego Carlos are offering their clients. 

Despite the current situation, the Senegal international remains a ‘priority’ target for Pep Guardiola.

The Premier League club already have an agreement in place with Koulibaly, and have made an offer to acquire his services.

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It’s claimed City have given the Naples club a deadline of September 25th to close the former Genk man’s signing. 

For this reason, Koulibaly’s agent Fali Ramadani will travel to Italy next week to hold talks with De Laurentiis.

The Napoli chairman tested positive for Covid-19 and his quarantine will end in the second half of next week. During the meeting, the agent will work to try and close the transfer.

Should De Laurentiis decide against accepting offers for Koulibaly, state Ramadani will then discuss renewing his client’s contract, which would include a raise to his existing net salary of €6m per season.