WILL KONATE BE A GOOD SIGNING FOR LIVERPOOL?

With reports currently suggesting that English Premier League side Liverpool have already sealed the signing of defender Ibrahima Konate from German Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig, it remains a huge question whether the English Premier League giants sealed themselves a good transfer deal or they have gotten themselves another liability in the team.

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The Reds needed the services of a top central defender last season after losing the likes of Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez to long-term injuries but they were not able to replace their two senior central defensive options, leaving them in a major injury crisis that they had to deal with till the end of the season. Van Dijk and Gomez were greatly missed at the heart of their defense and it affected their all-around performance this past campaign after almost missing out on a crucial top-four finish.
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LIVERPOOL REPORTEDLY COMPLETE FIRST SUMMER SIGNING

There have been talks and reports about Premier League giants Liverpool being in the market for new defensive signings ahead of the opening of the summer transfer window in recent weeks, and according to a latest report, it seems like the Reds have finally landed a major defender signing. Liverpool’s quest to sign a top central defender had seen them get linked to a number of targets in the past, including RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate.

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Konate’s teammate, Dayot Upamecano, who is also his central defender pairing, was a name on the Reds’ transfer shortlist but while Liverpool failed to act fast on convincing the French defender, he opted to sign for Bayern Munich instead, signaling his agreement to sign a five-year contract with the Bundesliga champions.
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