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Bayern Munich win the race to sign Koulibaly

Mon 01 March 2021 | 21:08

Many Premier League clubs have been interested in signing Napoli center-back, but Kalidou Koulibaly is to feature in the Bundesliga club soon.

Bayern Munich

won the race to sign

Kalidou Koulibaly

while

Liverpool

were

in want of the center-back

.

With three injuries in three center-back players,

Joes Gomez

,

Vigil van Dijk

, and

Joel Matip

,

Jurgen Klopp

feels the strong need to empower his club in this area and has been disappointed not to be able to sign the

Napoli

player.

Manchester United

and

Manchester City

were said to be interested in the 29-year-old as well, but Bayen set the player to a move from Napoli.

The Bundesliga club have paid €45million to Napoli for the player and seem to have already paired him with the central defender,

Dayot Upamecano

.

Bayern Munich officially announced signing Upamecano on a five-year contract when Upamecano was in a release clause from

Leipzig

.

The 22-year-old is considered one of the best players for Naglesman side having featured for this club in 140 matches in all competitions, having scored four times during the time he made his debut until now.

Koulibaly joined Napoli in 2014 and made 271 appearances for the club with Napoli having just Won Coppa Italia in June.

 


source: SportMob