The Reds have been linked with the RB Leipzig center-half for some time and are now ready to push a big-money deal through.
RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate has agreed on a five-year contract with Liverpool following the triggering of the release clause in his contract,
which has been heavily linked with the Reds for some time, but now he is in a position to push through a lucrative move to England.
A long-term contract has been agreed with the highly-rated defender and a deal could be wrapped up in the coming days.
WHAT IS THE ARRANGEMENT WORTH?
Konate’s delivery provision at Leipzig is worth in abundance of £35 million ($50m), with Liverpool arranged to put vigorously in getting his administrations.
The entirety of the significant desk work is currently set up, with marks all that is absent.
A clinical will likewise should be finished, yet those at Anfield are certain that they can land a top objective.
FOR WHAT REASON IS LIVERPOOL TAKING A GANDER AT KONATE?
Jurgen Klopp saw best-laid plans pulverized by wounds in 2020-21, with his guarded positions feeling the full power of those blows.
Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, and Joel Matip were among those to take in extensive spells uninvolved, constraining institute graduates to be elevated and new faces to be drafted in.
Ozan Kabak was among those procured in January, in a credit concurrence with Schalke, however a £18m ($26m) buy alternative won’t be taken up there.
With Konate apparently on his approach to Merseyside, Klopp should now choose how to manage various different alternatives available to him.
Rhys Williams and Nat Phillips dazzled during a late flood for Champions League capability, yet could both be advanced out in 2021-22, while a choice additionally should be made on the eventual fate of winter appearance Ben Davies – who is yet to take in an appearance for the club.
WHO ELSE DID THE REDS HAVE THEIR EYE ON?
Konate has figured unmistakably on Klopp’s enlistment radar since the time the choice was taken to acquire another middle half.
Elective choices have, notwithstanding, been thought of, with Liverpool anxious to guarantee that they are not exclusively dependent on Plan A.
Brighton safeguard Ben White, who has made England’s starter crew for this current summer’s European Championship, is another that the Reds have thought of, alongside Marseille star Duje Caleta-Car.