Manchester derby’s two best, Manchester City and Manchester United, are set for a renewed rivalry yet again. The two bitter rivals are set to be at loggerheads yet again, with Italy’s Napoli football club likely to be caught in between. Napoli has a player that the two teams have been salivating for for quite a while now, even as they all race in search of best of the best the world over. With both teams tossing themselves in a race that seeks to out do each other in terms of squad strength and depth.
Napoli defender and Senegal international Kalidou Koulibaly has been the subject of intense transfer speculation for quite a while now. Speculations that have been so rife in the city of Manchester, with cross town rivals Manchester United and Manchester City struggling to out do each other in a race to land the players signature. Koulibaly is currently considered among the world’s top and best defenders alongside Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dyke, Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, Manchester City’s Aymeric Laporte and Barcelona’s Gerard Pigue.
A move that has seen the two teams of Manchester join the race of top teams hunting for the players services. Koulibaly has emerged as the top defender in Italy’s football league, Serie A, for three consecutive season. Also being named in the overall team of the season on all three seasons. A fete that has placed him top on the chats of best defenders the world over. Reports in Italy have indicated the fact that the player continues to be unsettled in Italy, with his contract with Napoli slowly reaching its tail end. He has also expressed his desire of getting a new challenge for himself, with the English Premier League top on his wish list.
And given the huge financial muscle that the two Manchester teams have, any offers placed on the table for Koulibaly would for sure be so enticing. The two teams are all in the transfer market in search of defensive reinforcements in preparation for next seasons Premier league title race. And with current Champions Liverpool likely to maintain their title race tempo, the two teams would be seeking to toss themselves in the challenge with quality teams. Inter Milan’s defender Milan Skriniar has also been the subject of intense transfer speculation for the two Manchester teams.