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Man City & Man Utd target Koulibaly happy to retire at Napoli

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly would be happy to retire at the club amid links to Manchester City, Manchester United and PSG.

The 29-year-old, one of Serie A’s best centre-backs of recent years, could be sold this summer if a big offer arrives.

But Koulibaly says he is happy in Naples and would gladly finish his career there if allowed.

Speaking to Gazzetta dello Sport, the Senegal centre-back expressed annoyance about the constant transfer rumours.

“My family are very happy here and that makes me happy,” said Koulibaly. “I don’t like being referred to as the €100m man. My worth is for the directors to decide.

“I never spoke to Napoli about leaving. It bothers me to be linked, every day, to this or that European club.

“We will see what the president decides and if he offers to extend my contract. That would allow me to end my career here.

“I still have three years left on my contract, so there’s plenty of time. I’m not thinking about anything other than Napoli.”

If no one meets the steep asking price, then Koulibaly would clearly be happy to continue his love affair with Naples.

He has made 27 appearances this season with injuries sidelining him for much of January and February.

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