The Reds Enter Final Stages Of The Transfer Of Highly Rated Defender

The Reds fans must be very excited this weekend after getting a late winner against Aston Villa in their 2-1 win, and now they can smile more with the latest transfer news.

Jurgen Klopp's side have been struggling defensively this season after the injuries of Joe Gomez, Joel Matip and Virgil Van Dijk which brought their title defending to a halt.

Ben White and Ozan Kabak were signed as their back up options, but the two have not lived up to their expectations with their numerous errors that have cost Liverpool important points.

This made Jurgen Klopp seek for a top defender who will come in to add more depth to their squad with RB Leipzig's Ibrahim Konate been the perfect option.

Several reports have claimed that Liverpool are trying their best to sign the 21 years old Frenchman from Leipzig with the latest news giving much hope about the transfer.

According to German news outlet BILD, Liverpool are in the final checks of the highly rated defender's data which could avail him at a low price of £28 million.

The reports claim that Ibrahim Konate's injury record will reduce his release clause as he has played 89 games for the German club since he made his debut four years ago.

Even though Ibrahim Konate has a poor injury record, the young defender is an excellent and complete player to have in any club for he got top qualities.

Will Manchester United regret missing out on Ibrahim Konate?