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Liverpool to deal in Schalke defender Kabak; rate him as 'one of the greatest defensive talents'

Liverpool are ready to deal in Schalke defender Ozan Kabak.

BILD says Liverpool have decided against making a move for RB Leipzig's Ibrahima Konate because they would prefer to sign Kabak permanently.

The Reds have opted for the Turk as a cheaper option, with Jurgen Klopp able to snap him up permanently for £18m, which would be considerably cheaper than Konate.

Kabak joined Liverpool initially in January on-loan.

It's also revealed Liverpool see Kabak as 'one of the greatest defensive talents' in Europe, and as he is already a part of the squad, doesn't need to get accustomed to Liverpool's system.

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