Every Chelsea fan knows how frustrating it was to follow the transfer window, hoping that our club manages to buy a world class center back. Finally Chelsea did manage to bring back the Geezer to Stamford Bridge, but to be honest he wasn’t the man Chelsea were looking for in the first place.
Right from the start of the transfer window, Chelsea and Antonio Conte had been targeting Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly. The 25 year old Senegalese international is one of the stand out performers in the Serie A, and naturally he was a player in demand.
But things eventually did not go our way, and the Koulibaly chase ended. But now we take a deeper look at the sequence of events, and why the talented centre back did not come to London.
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