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Chelsea handed a big boost in the race to sign Koulibaly from Napoli this summer.

Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly who plays in the Italian league for Napoli has been on the transfer list of many European teams. This is due to his leadership qualities and how he normally organizes his defence.

Koulibaly can have the Van Dyke effects in any teams defence accross the Europe. Due to those qualities. Any team accross the Europe would love to have him in their defence.

One of the team who has been monitoring him is Italian champions Juventus. Juventus view the Senegalese defender as the ideal player to replace De ligt. De ligt has been link with a move to either Chelsea or Bayern Munich. If de ligt gets a move away from the club, Juventus are set to move for the Napoli defender koulibaly.

Koulibaly has now stated that he would prefer a move to a team outside the Italian league. This is a big boost to both Chelsea and Barcelona as Juventus are now out of the race to sign koulibaly.

Koulibaly recently stated that he would prefer a move to Barcelona who are also keen on signing him. The only problem which might make the deal not to materialised is Barcelona financial problems. This hands Chelsea a big boost. Chelsea has got the money required to get the deal done. They recently got a new owner who is ready to spend on the players Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel wants.

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