In some ways it’s bizarre that a simple social media update can trigger transfer speculation, but everything has been pointing to Liverpool signing Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig for a few weeks.
Fabrizio Romano reported yesterday that the deal was very close to being agreed:
Ibrahima Konaté to Liverpool, here we go soon! The deal is set to be completed, personal terms agreed on a five-years contract.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) April 23, 2021
He’s also been active on Twitter today as he commented on an update from a popular Liverpool account, and this seems to be another major sign that the move is about to be confirmed:
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 15, 2021
Of course it could be nothing, but everything is adding up to this transfer being announced very soon.