Liverpool agree to sign RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate

Liverpool have reached an settlement to sign centre-back Ibrahima Konate from German facet RB Leipzig, the Premier League membership mentioned on Friday.

Frenchman Konate, 22, will be part of the Anfield membership on July 1 as soon as his work allow software is accepted and medicals are accomplished.

Monetary particulars of the switch weren’t revealed however British media reported Liverpool triggered a 41 million euros ($49.82 million) launch clause in his contract. Konate had a contract till June 2023 with Leipzig.

“I’m actually glad to be becoming a member of such an enormous membership like Liverpool,” Konate mentioned in a press release.

“It’s a very thrilling second for me and my household and I’m actually wanting ahead to assembly my new teammates, the workers and getting began on this new chapter.

“I’ve labored very laborious for a few years to get to this level, however I would love to say a giant thanks to everybody at RB Leipzig and all of the folks I labored with there – the coaches, my teammates, the workers and particularly the followers.”

Konate shall be concerned with the France group within the knockout phases of the Underneath-21 European Championship which start on Might 31.

Liverpool struggled to defend their Premier League title final season after an damage disaster in defence once they misplaced Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez to season-ending accidents early within the marketing campaign.

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