Liverpool are near triggering Ibrahima Konate’s launch clause, in line with Fabrizio Romano.
The Reds have been reportedly negotiating a transfer for the highly-rated Frenchman for a number of months, with the membership eager to bolster their long-term defensive choices.
Accessible for €35m, the centre-half arguably constitutes one thing of a cut price for Jurgen Klopp’s males, notably contemplating that the participant has no less than a decade of soccer forward of him on the age of twenty-two.
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Having endured a considerably tumultuous marketing campaign – thankfully, no less than, with one thing of a constructive ending – as a direct results of our harm losses within the coronary heart of our backline, the transfer for the RB Leipzig star is one which makes good sense.
Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez are definitely one of the crucial spectacular centre-half mixtures throughout Europe, (if not the perfect on their day), nevertheless, their loss was keenly felt by the aspect, notably after the likes of Fabinho and Henderson have been dragged again to deputise.
Assuming that an harm disaster of this time period’s proportions doesn’t resurface subsequent season, Klopp ought to be greater than able to navigating the calls for of 2021/22 with Van Dijk, Gomez, Joel Matip, Konate, and Nathaniel Phillips.
The one potential stickler stays the Cameroonian’s continued struggles to take care of health when referred to as upon – realistically we’re then solely working with 4 comparatively constant centre-backs, which makes our reluctance to signal Ozan Kabak considerably unusual.
Alberto Moreno reckons Klopp may have handled him otherwise after Liverpool’s Europa League ultimate defeat