Breaking: Man United desperate to sign £88m-valued Serie A star

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is allegedly keen in securing the services of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly to the side.

Manchester United were speculated with a couple of defenders during the last summer window, however, the tactician Jose Mourinho was left angered.

The Portuguese tactician is thought to be determined to strengthen his options in a defensive role, but, with the squad already letting in 21 goals in the Premier League this season.

As per the Daily Record, 20-time English champions number one transfer target is Napoli’s central defender Koulibaly, who is thought to be on the wishlist of the Last month, it was claimed that the Spanish La Liga reigning champions FC Barcelona majority of the top sides in Europe.

The 27-year-old rock solid defender has only signed a fresh long-term contract with the Serie A giants back in September, but, and his present contract does not run out until the conclusion of the 2022-23 campaign.

were set to pay about £88million for the Senegalese international defender.

Meanwhile, another AS Napoli player Piotr Zielinski has been speculated with a move to the English Premier League with North London giant Arsenal and Merseyside club Liverpool are named as the likely destination for Polish player.

The Red Devils are also reportedly keen to land Borussia Dortmund star Axel Witsel and preparing to submit an offer in January when the window opens once again. Manchester United need a new world-class midfielder to further strengthen the team and the Belgian is the preferable option in this situation.