Koulibaly: Chelsea contact imminent

Kalidou Koulibaly says he expects to start discussions with Chelsea soon and claims there is no commitment from Napoli to renew his contract.

The versatile defender has also been linked with Arsenal, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich in recent weeks.

However, the player himself has not alluded a specific club as a particular destination before now.

"Big clubs want to sign me and there is no sign of a renewal with Napoli," Koulibaly told The Sun.

"The negotiations for a contract extension have stalled and they never wanted to discuss with us.

"I have not talked to [Antonio Conte] but that may be soon. If nothing happens at Napoli, I will start to have contact with other clubs.

"The game In England could be suitable for me but I like Italy, I do not press for a transfer but I hope to sign a renewal with Napoli or we proceed to other solutions. Napoli also wants to make money.

The Senegal international has spent two seasons in Naples, making 59 Serie A appearances after moving there from Belgian club Genk.