We’ve seen a huge surge in betting on the Napoli man moving to Old Trafford following the Newcastle game last night (Wednesday), forcing us to slash the odds from 33/1 to 6/1.
Though it will come at a price, the sought-after defender is rated 5/6 to be sold for over 99.5 million, with United expected to sell to bring him in.
Eric Bailly has been linked with a move away, which could finance the deal. He is currently 4/1 to join Sevilla, 5/1 to join Arsenal or 14/1 to head to Tottenham.
Our own top target Paddy Power said: “Forget winning the treble, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer managing to sign a top-class central defender would be enough to make him a Man United legend.
“We’ve been inundated with bets on Koulibaly joining the club as soon as this month, and he’s now five times more likely as he was before the game last night.
“And it could be a case of out with the old and in with the Kou, with the sale of Eric Bailly potentially part-financing the deal.”