Journalist claims LFC holding talks with Koulibaly’s staff; centre-back may very well be obtainable for cut-price payment

Vincenzo Morabito has claimed that Liverpool are holding talks with Kalidou Koulibaly’s “entourage”, because the membership appears to be like to establish centre-back targets forward of the upcoming summer time window.

The Serie A star had attracted curiosity from Manchester Metropolis, previous to their signing of Ruben Dias, although it’s thought that the Reds can be the almost definitely suitors come the season finish.

“Koulibaly to Liverpool? Actually, he has a market. Liverpool are an actual and concrete chance. They’re already speaking to the participant’s entourage,” the journalist instructed Gonfia La Rete (through Sport Witness). “Having stated that, it’s essential to all the time see the analysis. Pre Covid-19, there was discuss of €100m, now the figures have to be understood, available in the market they’re now halved.”

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Liverpool have been closely linked with Ibrahima Konate, with a current report from The Athletic’s David Ornstein alleging that the Reds are within the technique of finishing a deal for the younger Frenchman

Centre-back choices galore for Liverpool, however who will the membership put its religion in?

Whereas the present of stories seems to have caught Ibrahima Konate in a riptide of hyperlinks to Liverpool, Koulibaly’s title continues to floor in relation to our probably pivotal summer time switch window.

Although the Senegalese may very well be a formidable companion for Virgil van Dijk, the plain advantages of leaning towards the younger Frenchman from RB Leizpig, for probably £15m much less (by advantage of a £34m launch clause), could have additionally availed themselves to our recruitment staff.

Konate is hardly the completed article, although his expertise ceiling – particularly in mild of Romano’s current feedback – will definitely have followers drooling over the prospect of Van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Ozan Kabak, and the Bundesliga star as choices for the guts of defence.

As tempting as Koulibaly is, we on the EOTK can be stunned if Jurgen Klopp sanctions a transfer for the defender forward of a youthful choice who can develop with the facet.

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