Reports in Italy suggest that the Napoli defender, Kalidou Koulibaly is Arsenal’s top transfer target for the summer (via The Mirror).
Even after the reconstruction work needed in the January window, this coming summer promises to be another window of incredible change at Arsenal.
There could be a change in management and club captain, Per Mertesacker is set to retire and take up a new role at the club.
There’s also a desperate need for defensive reinforcement which is perhaps where these rumours come from.
Reports in Italy suggest that Arsenal number one transfer target in the summer is the Napoli defender, Kalidou Koulibaly.
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The 26-year-old is one of the most-admired centre-backs in European football after four years of consistent performances in Serie A.
The Gunners reportedly sent scouts to check up on both Timo Werner and Koulibaly’s performances during the latter side’s 3-1 defeat to Red Bull Leipzig last week.
It’s the sort of transfer which Arsenal should be trying desperately to complete. Kalidou Koulibaly is one of the best centre-backs in Europe and while he would cost a lot, he has the ability to be a figure in Arsenal’s defence for the next eight years.