As featured on NewsNow: Football news

​CLOSER? Liverpool agree personal terms with RB Leipzig defender Konate

Liverpool are edging closer to a deal for RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate.

The 21-year-old has a release clause of roughly £30 million in his contract, and the two clubs are in advanced talks over the payment structure.

The Reds have already agreed personal terms with the player, and he will sign a five year contract if the move is concluded.

"It is really, really close. it is just a matter of time," said respected transfer expert Fabrizio Romano on talkSPORT on Wednesday.

"The agreement with the player is done. They want to sign the player. It is just a case of the clubs negotiating.

"The player wants to go. It is a five-year contract. In some weeks, it will be complete."

Video of the day:

About the author

Freddie Taylor

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free