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Liverpool need to Ibrahima Konate signing ASAP - RTK view

Liverpool have had a rollercoaster ride of a season. We started well but the wheels came off after Christmas and an injury crisis is to blame. We are reportedly already working on our first signings of the summer; Liverpool need to tie up a deal for Ibrahima Konate ASAP or we could be gazumped.

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Centre back needed

Liverpool have seen all of their senior centre backs sidelined this season.

Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez were ruled out until the next campaign as early as November.

Joel Matip lasted until January before he too was sidelined.

Although Ozan Kabak and Ben Davies were brought in during the winter window there is a school of thought that there is more business to be done.

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We can’t allow a repeat of this season and it could take some time before Van Dijk and Gomez are consistently fit.

Liverpool moving for Ibrahima Konate

There are plenty of centre backs being touted as a potential arrival.

According to The Athletic, Liverpool are moving for Ibrahima Konate.

The outlet has claimed that the Reds are planning on activating the Frenchman’s £34m release clause.

At 21-years-old he’s regarded as one of the brightest defensive prospects in Europe with plenty of experts believing him to be a more exciting talent than his teammate Dayot Upamecano.

Tie a deal up ASAP

This week we saw the Reds limp to defeat in Madrid.

Our defensive issues were thoroughly exposed with a lack of quality evident.

The need for a top class centre back arrival was obvious.

Liverpool need to tie a deal up for Ibrahima Konate ASAP.

We cannot risk our rivals stealing a march and gazumping us. Eurosport believes Manchester United could get involved, we can’t let them.

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