‘I am not going to block who wants to leave’: Carlo Ancelotti insists he won’t stop Kalidou Koulibaly or Lorenzo Insigne from leaving Napoli amid Man United and Liverpool interest
- Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti insists he won’t stop any player from leaving the club
- Kalidou Koulibaly and Lorenzo Insigne have been linked with moves away
- While Ancelotti won’t stop players leaving, he insists the club don’t need to sell
Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti has insisted that he won’t stand in the way if star duo Lorenzo Insigne and Kalidou Koulibaly wanted to leave the club the summer.
Koulibaly has been linked with big-money moves to Manchester United and Real Madrid while Chelsea and Liverpool have reportedly shown an interest in forward Insigne.
While Ancelotti confirmed that he won’t stand in their way if they wanted to leave, the Italian insisted that the club don’t need to sell their top stars this summer.
Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti insists he won’t stop any player from leaving the club
‘We don’t need to sell our best players,’ Ancelotti insisted. ‘We can sign new players following our ideas.
‘However, I am not going to block who wants to leave, I’ve never done it in my career.’
Insigne, whose deal runs until 2022, has hinted at an exit by recently insisting that ‘I may receive an offer I can’t refuse’.
Defender Kalidou Koulibaly has been linked with a big-money move to Manchester United
Chelsea and Liverpool have reportedly shown interest in forward Lorenzo Insigne
The Italian forward has enjoyed another stellar season at Napoli, scoring 13 times and registering a further seven assists in all competitions while Koulibaly continues to feature at the top of a lot of club’s wishlists.
Ancelotti has also ruled out plans of a return to the Premier League with some Chelsea fans hoping he’d return to Stamford Bridge in place of Maurizio Sarri.
‘I am happy in Naples, nothing has changed,’ Ancelotti said.
‘I want to continue what I’ve begun, there are all the conditions to be motivated, the rest is just talking.’
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