Manchester City are not keen on signing Senegalese international Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli despite the interest of Manchester United.
The 29-year-old defender has been heavily linked with a big-money switch to the Cityzens but after the arrival of Nathan Ake they are not willing to part with £90m for the defender.
However, Manchester United are desperate for a new left sided center back to help Captain Harry Maguire in the heart of defense.
Napoli are holding out for a world-record fee for a defender and according to the Manchester Evening News – Man City fear that sum could climb even higher if the Red devils also pursue him.
The Serie A club are in a strong bargaining position as they know how desperate Man United ready to sign a new top-class centre-back and City are not willing to commit after the signing of £40m Ake from relegated Bournemouth.