Fabrizio Romano affirms Liverpool are ‘in talks’ with Ibrahima Konate however Reds are cautioned about RB Leipzig star’s physical issue record
Liverpool are in converses with sign Ibrahima Konate, says Fabrizio Romano, yet the exchange master cautions the arrangement is a long way from done at this stage.
Reports arose recently that the Reds are near making the RB Leipzig star their first marking of the forthcoming exchange window.
Romano disclosed to WONNA, Liverpool are in converses with the middle back’s representative yet nothing has been marked at this point.
He added that the German club are not able to tune in to any proposals of under €40million (£34.2m), which is his revealed discharge provision.
The obtaining of Konate would be invited by Liverpool fans, who has been named as sufficient to play for any semblance of Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Romano additionally asserted the Merseyside club see him as ‘a standout amongst other focus backs for what’s to come’.
Konate would likewise support Liverpool’s choices in guard, which has been extended various occasions this term with any semblance of Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez both supporting long haul wounds this term.
In any case, Romano cautioned that Konate, in spite of being 21 years of age, has amassed a decent measure of wounds as of now.
He was essential for Leipzig’s crew to confront Liverpool in this present season’s Champions League however didn’t highlight in one or the other leg as he made his recuperation from his most recent thump.
Romano told WONNA: “Liverpool are in chats with the specialist, they’re attempting to see whether they can sign the player.
“The arrangement isn’t done, it isn’t marked at this point. They’re in converses with the player about the agreement and everything – he has a delivery proviso with Leipzig, who need €40m (£34.2m).
“It’s not done right now, they’re simply sitting tight for the player. He’s one of the objectives on the rundown, they need another middle back in the mid year. It’s without a doubt not settled.
“He’s searching for a five-year contract, he’s so valued. The no one but issue could be about the wounds and we as a whole expertise it is for Liverpool right now so they will need to be cautious.
“Leipzig need Liverpool to pay the €40m discharge provision, they would prefer not to haggle about the cost of Ibrahima Konate.
“Liverpool are persuaded that he is a standout amongst other focus backs for what’s to come. Some are saying that he could be superior to [Dayot] Upamecano later on. Envision how much potential this player has.”