'Rock solid': Liverpool-linked Kalidou Koulibaly praised on Twitter

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.

The reported Liverpool target enhanced his reputation with a classy showing on international duty.

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.

Quite a lot of fans on Twitter are saying very, very good things about a reported Liverpool target.

Senegal kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over Tanzania on Sunday and a certain Kalidou Koulibaly caught the eye it seems.

The Napoli centre-back has been linked with a £100 million move to Liverpool who, according to Il Mattino, have made contact over the big man.

And the 28-year-old certainly looked the part on international duty.

 

At 6'4, Koulibaly is a powerful, domineering figure in defence, but many fans on social media were left drooling over his footballing qualities.

His range of passing was particularly impressive, and here's how the reported Reds target was received on Twitter:

It's interesting feedback. After all, we know that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp likes a ball-playing central defender and Koulibaly, based on last night's display, might just fit the bill in that regard.

The prospect of seeing him alongside Virgil van Dijk would thrill fans of the Anfield club, but it's very possible that some other clubs could come sniffing around if he continues to impress on a stage like this over the coming weeks.

Kalidou Koulibaly of SSC Napoli controls the ball during the serie A match between SSC Napoli and FC Crotone at Stadio San Paolo on May 20, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

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