Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly extends Napoli contract

Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly
Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly was linked with a move to Chelsea in August

Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly signed a five-year contract extension with Serie A club Napoli on Monday.

The new deal ties the 25-year-old to the club until 2021.

Koulibaly was heavily linked with a move to the English Premier League in August, with Chelsea among the clubs trying to sign him.

Napoli are currently top of Serie A with 10 points, one ahead of champions Juventus, after four games.

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