Liverpool fans are going mad about £100m Kalidou Koulibaly reports

Liverpool fans hold scarves ahead of the Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on December 10, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Are Premier League runners-up Liverpool set to break another world record by signing Kalidou Koulibaly from Serie A giants Napoli?

Kalidou Koulibaly of Senegal gestures during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group H match between Poland and Senegal at Spartak Stadium on June 19, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

How do you improve a team who accumulated 97 points in the Premier League before being crowned as the Kings of all European football? Well, signing arguably the greatest centre-half in the world wouldn’t be a bad place to start.

Some 18 months after making Virgil van Dijk the most expensive defender in football history, Il Mattino believes that Liverpool could repeat the trick with Napoli’s £100 million-rated talisman Kalidou Koulibaly.

Apparently, Liverpool have contacted the 27-year-old’s agent, Fali Ramadani, with an eye-watering deal deemed to be ‘not impossible’.

Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool beats Kalidou Koulibaly of Napoli during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Liverpool and SSC Napoli at Anfield on December 11, 2018 in...

Now, Jurgen Klopp’s side conceded just 22 goals in 38 Premier League games last season, a tally better than any other side in the English top flight. Their watertight backline laughs in the face of those of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Arsenal and Manchester United.

But Koulibaly is one of the few players anywhere in Europe who is capable of strolling into Liverpool’s starting XI without breaking sweat.

And with Liverpool hoping to ensure a fabulous season is not merely a ‘one off’, making Koulibaly the world’s costliest stopper would represent a massive statement of intent. No wonder the fans are foaming at the mouth.

Kalidou Koulibaly of SSC Napoli in action during UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Napoli and RB Leipzig at the Stadio San Paolo on February 15, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

Want this so badly to be true. Really doubt it could ever happen tho

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