Ibrahim Konate has planned to move to Liverpool for a few weeks. Previously, the Frenchman was considered a potential successor to Marafael Varane, but his situation has also attracted the attention of Arsenal and Chelsea. In the end, the team led by Jurgen Klopp defeated the game and decided on the terms of payment.
Liverpool said in an official statement that it has dealt with the buyout clause in the contract between Ibrahima Konat and Leipzig. The French defender signed a contract with his new employer before the end of June 2026. “I am very happy to join a big club like Liverpool.” I can’t wait to meet new colleagues, employees and start a new chapter in my life-Konate commented.
After the transfer, head coach Juergen Klopp also spoke in a similar tone. -We have brought a player who can add quality to us on the court. His physical fitness is impressive. He is a fast, strong and dominant player in the air-the Germans say Liverpool’s Konat will replace Ozan Kabak, who was on loan from Schalke 04 last season, and the Reds failed to cash out 18 million euros. Repurchase terms.
Ibrahim Konate traveled to Leipzig in the summer of 2017 and did not pay the transfer fee from the Sochaux Club. The French youth international played 66 Bundesliga games, but due to injuries last season, he only played 14 games. Due to injury, Konat did not play 46 games for the Leipzig club.