Date: 18th May 2018 at 8:29pm
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are looking to considerably bolster their defensive ranks this summer after a disappointing season but will likely have to adjust their plans following the latest reports.

Italian outlet Rai Sport, cited by Football Italia, state Napoli have slapped a monumental price-tag of €120m upon the head of Senegal defender , who is attracting a wealth of interest.

Arsenal were linked with the signature of the 26-year-old defender earlier this week but would face immense competition in the market, with , Real Madrid and Manchester United also keen on the centre-half.

However, Napoli’s demands of €120m, which would make Koulibaly the most expensive defender in the history of football, will certainly lead to Arsenal cooling their interest – and have already been linked with alternatives.

defender is said to be very close to moving to the , while Arsenal are also reported to be looking at Freiburg’s and ’s Jonny Evans.