Manchester United to wait till summer for Kalidou Koulibaly deal

Kalidou Koulibaly

Manchester United's efforts of enhancing their backline during the ongoing January winter transfer window have been boosted.

Manchester United are not going to be signing Senegalese global and Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly in the winter transfer window if reports in the media are anything to go by.

According to reports in Italy, the French-born defender notified the club he would like to open contract talks with United.

The report further noted that Manolas has a £30.75 million release clause in his current deal, but it does not become active until the summer.

The Red Devils have continuously linked with Napoli and Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, who has been voted into CAF's African Team of the Year.

The club would ideally like to sign the 27-year-old this month and had hoped that Napoli's exit at the group stage of the Champions League would increase their chances of landing the defender.

Initially, the side had cast their eyes on FC Porto star, Eder Militao, but Marca contend United are close to signing Manolas instead.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are now preparing for their crunch Premier League showdown against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Sunday afternoon.

United are yet to appoint a permanent successor for Mourinho but have consulted caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over the club's transfer targets.

Nevertheless, United have been buoyed by Koulibaly's interest in a move to Old Trafford and will wait until the end of the season to sign him.

Related News:



Most liked

Robert Mueller met with Trump's pollster
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team met with a 2016 Trump campaign pollster in February a year ago , CNN reported Thursday. Kilimnik worked with Manafort's consulting firm when he was representing pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine.

'Bird Box' challenge to blame for auto wreck in Utah, police say
Lyman said police have requested the teen driver be charged with misdemeanor reckless driving. Police say the latest viral challenge is responsible for a crash on a street in Utah.

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas enjoy their romantic getaway in the Carribean
In a recent interview, Nick opened up about his relationship with Priyanka and said, "It was kind of an instant thing". Nick Jonas took to his official Instagram account to post this video and captioned it with a heart.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos worth $150bn announces divorce from wife MacKenzie
Ms Bezos, a Princeton graduate who is now a novelist , did accounting for Amazon for its first year after it was founded in 1994. The company passed Microsoft this week to become the world's biggest publicly traded company by market capitalisation.

Cesc Fabregas: Chelsea midfielder joins Monaco
It has now been confirmed that Cesc Fabregas has completed his move to the Ligue 1 outfit on a permanent deal. Further title success came in the 2016/17 season before he lifted the FA Cup for the first time last season.

Helicopter Accidentally Decapitates Man in Florida
A man was decapitated in a helicopter accident at a Florida airport Thursday, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office. A mechanic was decapitated by the rotor blade of a helicopter after it rose into the air unexpectedly while he worked on it.

Woman suddenly can't hear any male voices overnight
It has been linked to genetics and can be triggered by certain diseases (for example, Ménière's disease) and viral infections. According to Thigpen Hearing Center , many people with this condition don't even realize they have it.

Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
Cancer rates in the US have been dropping steadily for 25 years, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society . However, in adults younger than age 55, new cases of colorectal cancer have increased nearly 2% per year since the mid-1990s.

Apple’s iPhone 2019 series will bring no major upgrade
As per the report, Apple is also planning to shift its display technology to OLED for the 2019 iPhone family of devices. This means the company's complete 2019 lineup would likely make use of the iPhone XR's Haptic Touch feature instead.

Chelsea’s Lack of History Is Why I Joined Liverpool- Alisson
One of the main reasons Liverpool now sit top of the Premier League by four points is their incredible defensive record. I don't celebrate it like any other goal", the 26-year old admitted. " What's life if not fighting for your dreams? ".

Derby County: Leeds United contacted over training ground 'spy'
Derbyshire Police took to Twitter to confirm the incident, saying that no damage was done and no arrests were made. Derbyshire Police said the man was found "at the perimeter fence of Moor Farm and was spoken to".

Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul suspended over comments on ‘Koffee with Karan’
With less than 24 hours before the first match of a three-game one-day series, it is hardly an ideal preparation for the tourists. The CoA has taken on board the recommendation of the BCCI's legal team that Pandya and Rahul be suspended pending an inquiry.

Malta refutes Salvini's claim of unfulfilled promise to take in migrants
Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday he wanted Rome and Warsaw to join forces in reshaping the EU. The EU's top court ruled it posed it threatened to undermine the independence of the courts.

Lana Del Rey release haunting new single
The track is believed to be the snippet of music we heard past year which everyone titled "Sylvia Plath". Hope is risky thing for a woman like me to have - but i have it is an emotional ballad.

California Governor's toddler son invades stage during inauguration speech
Jim Nielsen and state Assemblyman Jim Gallagher all represent a Northern California community leveled by wildfire in November. In a tweet , Harris noted that Californians endured the deadliest wildfire in the state's history past year .