Chelsea target Koulibaly's future depends on Champions League, says agent

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The agent of Kalidou Koulibaly is tight-lipped on studies linking the Napoli defender to Chelsea, whereas suggesting that qualification for the Champions League might be essential in his choice. 

Koulibaly has been the rock within the Napoli backline because the southern Italians proceed to push Juventus for the Serie A title. 

However the Senegal worldwide has lengthy been linked to Chelsea, who noticed a bid for the defender rejected in 2017 . 

Not solely Koulibaly, however Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri at the moment are stated to be contemplating a change to Stamford Bridge, the latter in line to switch Antonio Conte within the scorching-seat. 

“I don’t know something, neither do I do know if Chelsea will qualify for the Champions League or not,” agent Bruno Satin advised  Radio CRC   when requested whether or not the Napoli pair have been Chelsea-sure.

“It’s essential to know how the season will finish as a result of necessary gamers need to play the Champions League.”

Koulibaly might transfer for as much as €one hundred million, virtually double the bid filed final yr, however Satin underlined there are nonetheless no ensures a deal can be struck.

“Is Koulibaly value €100m? The market and president Aurelio De Laurentiis will determine as a result of Kalidou has no launch clause,” he added.

“The president may determine to maintain him as a result of he considers him necessary for the group.

“I don’t know if these three video games will probably be his final for Napoli as a result of there have been presents yearly, however Koulibaly has all the time ended up staying, so he gained’t essentially depart.

“It’s troublesome to make predictions now, plus there’s additionally a necessity to know what Sarri will do.”

Napoli presently path Juve by 4 factors on the Serie A summit, with three video games left within the Italian season.