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African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Real Madrid’s £90m bid for Kalidou Koulibaly rejected

7:15 PM IST 27/05/19
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Real Madrid’s £90m bid for Koulibaly rejected


Real Madrid have had a £90 million bid for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly rejected, according to AS .

The Senegal international is one of the most sought-after defenders in Europe but manager Carlo Ancelotti wants to keep him at the San Paolo Stadium.

The Blancos want the 27-year-old in their books as they plan a major overhaul this season amid doubts over Sergio Ramos' future.

The Mirror claimed that Manchester United have turned their attention away from Koulibaly after the Partenopei slapped a £150million price-tag on him.

The Red Devils are now focused on signing Benfica defender Ruben Dias.


Man Utd told Partey’s price


Manchester United and Arsenal target Thomas Partey can leave Atletico Madrid this summer if his €50 million release clause is met, his representative Daniel Jimenez has disclosed.

Partey has been linked with a move away from the Wanda Metropolitano recently and Jimenez has hinted that the Black Stars will choose only a top club, if he considers leaving Madrid.

Inter Milan are also interested in securing his services.

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Abeid targets Premier League return


Former Newcastle midfielder Mehdi Abeid does not want to renew his contract with Dijon as he targets a return to the Premier League, according to L'Equipe .

Abeid’s contract will expire at the end of this month. He has scored three goals in 26 Ligue 1 appearances this season.

Congo midfielder Arnold Bouka Moutou is also expected to leave the Stade Gaston Gerard this summer.


Stoke City release Berahino


Stoke City have told Burundi international Saido Berahino that he can leave the club after he was found guilty for drinking and driving this month.

Berahino joined the Potters from West Bromwich Albion in January 2017 and went on to score three goals in 51 league appearances for the club.

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Chamakh retires from football


Former Arsenal and Crystal Palace forward Marouane Chamakh has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35.

The ex-Morocco international has been without a club since he left Cardiff City in 2016 and he is now looking forward to completing a coaching course.

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Wolves enter race to sign Marega


Wolverhampton Wanderers have made £30million-rated Moussa Marega their transfer priority, the  Mirror claims.

Nuno Espirito Santo is keen on reinforcing his attacking force with the Mali international, who has scored 21 goals in all competitions in this campaign.

Leicester and West Ham United are also interested in signing Marega who has expressed his desire to play in the Premier League.

Wolves had scouts in Portugal last weekend to watch the 28-year-old in action against Sporting Lisbon.