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Thiago Silva has impressed since joining Chelsea as a free agent following the expiration of his Paris Saint-Germain contract.
At 36, the Brazilian isn’t a long-term option at the club and the Blues are searching for a centre-back that will replace the Brazilian international.
One defender that has been strongly linked with Chelsea in the past is Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, who is considered as one of the best centre-backs in the world.
It seems the Senegalese international will never get a big move to Chelsea as his club Napoli continue to demand a huge transfer fee even though Koulibaly will turn 30 this summer.
According to CaughtOffside, Napoli are still demanding £100 million for the Senegalese international.
Chelsea have recently been linked with RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano and this transfer looks more likely to happen than a move for Koulibaly.