Liverpool have signed center-back Ibrahima Conate from RB Leipzig after agreeing to pay a range of £ B million.
Conate, 22, started the Bundesliga this season with 21 appearances for Leipzig, with the club in second place.
France U21 international arrival strengthens the defense options of Jurgen Klopp, Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip all hope to return for the next season after losing the majority of the 2020-21 campaign through.
Injuries saw Fibino and Jordan Henderson center-back, while Nathaniel Phillips and Rice Williams were the defensive pair at the tail-end of the season as Liverpool. Secure a top four spot And next year’s Champions League football.
Liverpool signed Ben Davis on a permanent basis and Ozan Kabak signed on as a defensive cover from Schalke in January.
Davis has yet to make his Liverpool debut, having been an unused option eight times, while Kabak has made one appearances but was on his way back to Germany despite being a club. Buy options 21-year-old this summer.
In Leipzig, Byron played bound bound Deutero Upmecano and Will Orban played more season-center-back, while Conate suffered a head injury that kept him out for two months.
Following his return, Connate – whose contract was due to expire in June 202 – has become an unused option in both Champions League leagues against Liverpool in the last 116 games.
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