Manchester United have now completed a deal to sign Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly.
The news was broken by Italian journalist Fabio Santini, who was speaking on TV show Il Processo, with quotes relayed by Sport Witness.
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The Senegal international will not be leaving Napoli in the January transfer window, however, instead go through this summer.
“Napoli will sell Kalidou Koulibaly to Manchester United for a figure of around 70-75million euros [£59-£64m],” said Santini. “It seems all done.
“Naturally, such a deal will be closed only in June and certainly not in January in the winter transfer window.”
If Koulibaly does join the Red Devils, it will be the second time Manchester United have shelled out big money on a centre-back within a year.
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The 28-year-old joined Napoli from Genk in 2014 and immediately established himself as an ever-present in their starting XI.
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