– Ibrahima Konate is now on the verge of making a move to Liverpool
– The Reds and RB Leipzig’s chiefs are still discussing on the agreement terms
– Konate was impressive last season in the German Bundesliga
Liverpool who are top Premier League giants have reportedly agreed to meet RB Leipzig’s asking price for French defender Ibrahima Konate and the deal could be completed in the next few days.
After failure to retain their Premier League title at the just concluded season, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is planning to bolster his squad ahead of the coming new term.
At the outgone season, RB Leipzig finished on eight position on the final League table with Konate making 21 appearances for the Bundesliga side.
Liverpool on the other hand managed to finish as third best despite their injury problems with the likes of Virgil Dijk and Gomez missing many games last term.
The Reds chiefs will be hoping that Konate can adapt with English football quickly and make significant impact in the coming Premier League season.
Liverpool may look to sign another centre back although it appears they will not make Ozan Kabak’s move permanent this summer.
Although Konate is of Malian descent, but he has represented France in all youth levels scoring only one goal.
Since 2017 that he joined RB Leipzig, Ibrahima Konate has played 65 games for the German club and has netted two goals so far.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian and Liverpool striker Taiwo Awoniyi expressed happiness about him getting UK work permit for the 2021/22 season after six years that he has been looking for it.
Taiwo Awoniyi started his football career on the streets of Ilorin in Kwara state and went through many difficulties before he succeeded as a footballer.
Gone are the days when Taiwo Awoniyi used to walk around the streets of Ilorin due to his poor background, today, the Liverpool striker is one of the richest Nigerian players.
Years back, Taiwo Awoniyi used the money meant for his JAMB form to enroll at Imperial Soccer Academy from where he was chosen to represent Nigeria at the Under 17 World Cup in Dubai which they won.