An exit may be the best outcome here, though, at least from Koulibaly’s perspective anyway.
Journalist Paul Brown admits Chelsea would consider a big offer for defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Brown is convinced that he wants to remain at Chelsea and prove himself after a difficult debut season in England.
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Juventus are working on a deal to sign the 31-year-old this summer.
The centre-back joined Chelsea from Napoli in a £33m deal, as reported by Sky Sports. He has struggled during his time in England so far.
In his column for Si & Dan Talk Chelsea back in January, former Chelsea player Frank Leboeuf said: “I think Kalidou Koulibaly will be the first one to admit his disappointment. We are all disappointed because he hasn’t yet fulfilled any expectations.
“The fact that behind him, though, the goalkeepers do not provide too much security with their form lately, doesn’t help.”
Speaking to GIVEMESPORT, Paul Brown said: “I don’t think he’d be willing to leave Chelsea on a low. I’ve seen a lot of talk that maybe Chelsea would make him available this summer, and I’m sure if a club came in with a big offer for him it would be considered.
“But I genuinely don’t think that Koulibaly would want to go and I don’t think what’s happened at Napoli would have a big impact on him. I’m sure he’s glad they’ve won the title, but he made his decision to leave and I don’t think he regrets it.”
An exit may be the best outcome here, though, at least from Koulibaly’s perspective anyway. Chelsea already have the likes of Wesley Fofana and Benoît Badiashile at their disposal.
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