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Ibrahima Konate Liverpool shirt number leaked by his brother

Liverpool are going to lineup differently next season. The Reds have a new starman at the back. Jürgen Klopp will be keen to blood his new protege and fans are buzzing to see him. It looks as though Ibrahima Konate has had his Liverpool shirt number leaked by his brother.

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Liverpool sign Ibrahima Konate

There’s no prizes for guessing why Liverpool have signed a centre back.

Last season Jürgen Klopp lost every single one of his senior centre halves.

The Reds had to turn to backups and backups’ backups to fill the hole at the back.

Many though that the Reds would recruit in January and they did but not decisively.

The club brought in Ozan Kabak on loan and made the puzzling signing of Ben Davies.

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The Turkish defender’s temporary move has drawn to a close and the ex-Preston man is yet to make an appearance.

Both decisions can be explained by Liverpool signing Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig for £36m.

Ibrahima Konate Liverpool shirt number

As you can imagine, the new signing’s family are made up for their loved one.

Ibrahima Konate may well have had his Liverpool shirt number leaked by his brother.

The new signing’s sibling has tweeted a photo of the centre back with balloons spelling out his name with the number 5 below.

This would mean that the Frenchman is taking Gini Wijnaldum’s soon to be vacant squad number.

Another photo tweeted by the brother shows the youngster posing with a Liverpool decorated cake, captioned ‘hurry’.

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We’d also like to see him hurry.

We are absolutely dying to see Konate in action alongside Virgil van Dijk.

The two could strike up some partnership in the coming years.

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