Kalidou Koulibaly is open to joining Manchester United, according to ESPN FC.
The Red Devils are keen to land the Senegalese defender in January, however, SSC Napoli are refusing to negotiate a deal.
United will look to bolster their squad this month but understand finding suitable players will be tough.
Koulibaly open to United move – Old Trafford officials working on deal
Despite caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer happy with his current squad, United still are looking to sign players in January.
The 20-time English champions look to be back on track under the Norwegian coach.
Old Trafford club officials are now planning to enhance their top four and Champions League chances by making new additions.
Koulibaly is a player they are desperate to bring in but are starting to accept that a move this month is unlikely.
The Red Devils are now prepared to wait until the summer to move for the 27-year-old who is open to a move.
United to make January exception to sign Koulibaly
Meanwhile, France Football via Sports Witness report that United plan to make an exception to sign Koulibaly in January.
The club ‘dream’ of bringing the player to Old Trafford and could offer €100 million during this transfer window.
This is why Kalidou Koulibaly is so highly rated 👊
Matches Kylian Mbappe for pace 💪
Inch-perfect sliding tackle 👌
Panic over 😎
That’s why he’s nicknamed “The Wall” pic.twitter.com/pDr8VIX4zd
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) November 6, 2018
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