In line with The Athletic, Liverpool are within the technique of finalising a deal for RB Leipzig centre-back Ibrahima Konate.
The report claims that the state of affairs is at an “superior stage”, and if all the things goes to plan, he could possibly be added to Liverpool’s ranks on the soonest alternative.
Liverpool have made “vital progress” on the participant they see as key to their recruitment plans.
David Ornstein of The Athletic claims that there’s “nonetheless work to be achieved”, whereas Leipzig are underneath no strain to promote the France youth worldwide centre-back.
Any potential suitor should pay his launch clause – regarded as round €40 million – relatively than negotiating to decrease the asking value.
Konate is among the many most promising younger abilities in his place, and he can be an outstanding signing for the Reds.
Liverpool’s season have been ravaged by accidents this season, most notably to Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip.
The Reds signed Ben Davies and Ozan Kabak (on mortgage) within the January switch window. Davies is but to function for the membership, whereas Kabak could possibly be bought for £18m-plus add-ons completely.
Liverpool had been additionally serious about Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano, however he’s heading to Bayern Munich.
Konate has now emerged as Liverpool’s main goal, and it appears they’re engaged on finalising his deal on the earliest alternative.
In different information, Barcelona have supplied a three-year deal to Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum.