Koulibaly ‘unhappy’ after just one season at Chelsea amid Juventus interest

Kalidou Koulibaly could join Juventus on loan

CHELSEA star Kalidou Koulibaly reportedly wants to leave the club amid interest from Juventus.

The defender signed for Blues in a £34million deal last summer.


Kalidou Koulibaly could join Juventus on loanCredit: Getty

He has made 31 appearances but is unhappy and wants to leave, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

The report also claims Juventus are leading the race to sign the centre-back.

The Serie A giants are believed to want Koulibaly on loan in a deal that would not include an option to make the switch permanent.

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri reportedly called Koulibaly to discuss a potential move this summer.

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The Italian is believed to be interested in Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, who could also make a loan move.

Chelsea are expected to let several stars leave this summer in a bid to reduce their inflated wage bill, which is around £333million a year.

Some stars will have their salary slashed with Chelsea set to miss out on the Champions League.

Pay will be cut by 30 per cent for new signings and existing players like Reece James who have recently agreed contract extensions.


Koulibaly, 31, is believed to earn around £160,000 a week so Blues could allow him to leave if his wages are paid in full.

He is reportedly one of several big-name players who could leave along with Marc Cucurella, Mason Mount and Conor Gallagher.