RB Leipzig star Ibrahima Konate, who has been closely linked with a move to Liverpool, was asked about the rumors surrounding his future at a press conference this week.
The Frenchman had already commented on the reports, joking that he only wanted to be left alone when his phone was “ringing everywhere” the morning after the news at The Athletic.
According to acclaimed journalist David Orenstein, Liverpool are close to signing € 40m with Konate – with similar stories echoing the likes of L’Equipe and Standard.
Speaking at a press conference earlier this week, Konate was asked about the rumors and his response was chuckled. “no no no no. I think I cannot answer this question,Laughter – as reported by Echo.
“I don’t know, I don’t know, I don’t knowHe continued, with a broad smile on his face.
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Liverpool, in desperation with Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip, signed Ben Davis and Ozan Kabak in the January transfer window.
But Davis has yet to appear for the Reds, while Capac was signed into a six-month loan deal with Selection To buy – no commitment So their future at Anfield remains unseen.
News of Konate’s arrival this summer may have an impact – but for Liverpool, that is good news, as are Jurgen Klopp and his team-mates. They have been shouting for a new first-class defender since Diane Lovren’s departure.