Fabrizio Romano has revealed that the Liverpool hierarchy want to full the signing of Ibrahima Konate “within the subsequent few weeks”.
The Sky Sports activities journalist was one of many first few to interrupt the information of the Frenchman’s potential change to Anfield, with the Reds having been lengthy linked.
Contemplating how accidents to key stars Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez have left Liverpool struggling this time period, it could be a superb first piece of enterprise for Jurgen Klopp’s males because the membership seems to broaden its defensive choices.
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Ought to we get the signing formally over the road, Klopp would have Joel Matip, Nathaniel Phillips and the RB Leipzig star, along with his first-choice centre-back partnership to select from.
Ideally, we’d think about the membership can be tempted to make the most of Ozan Kabak’s £18m option-to-buy clause, following a spate of encouraging performances within the again since making his mortgage change to L4.
It might permit us to ensure the integrity of our backline for the subsequent decade and for roughly £50m or so at that – general a discount, so far as we on the EOTK are involved.