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Liverpool close to Ibrahima Konate signing could mean more signings soon

Liverpool are going to bring some fresh faces into the club this summer. That is an inevitability. The Reds were comparatively quiet last summer and have had the squad exposed this season, making big business a necessity. Liverpool reportedly edging closer to signing Ibrahima Konate could mean the club are hoping to get their business tied up before the Euros.

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Signings needed

The depth of the Liverpool squad has been exposed this season.

Every one of the Reds’ three senior centre backs has been ruled out until next term.

This has dragged other players out of position, eventually leading to a drop off in form.

We have also seen the front three exhausted and misfiring as a result, with a lack of quality to rotate in and out then this was always going to be the case.

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Liverpool closing in on Ibrahima Konate

The Reds have been tipped to bring in a centre back.

According to The Athletic, Liverpool are closing in on signing Ibrahima Konate.

The 21-year-old French centre back is considered one of the brightest defensive prospects in the game.

The Reds are allegedly about to activate his £34m release clause in order to avoid any protracted negotiations with RB Leipzig.

More business before Euros

Liverpool signing Ibrahima Konate in the next few weeks could be a big indicator of Michael Edwards’ plans.

The Reds could well be looking to get their business done before the Euros in the summer.

A major tournament can drive players’ prices up; a strong performance or two can intensify interest.

It would be smart of the Reds to make their signings early in order to avoid paying inflated fees further down the line.

We could well see some more business done in the next couple of months.

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