Liverpool have agreed personal terms with RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate and have triggered his release clause of £36m this morning.

The 22-year-old French defender will now complete the formalities of the deal and is expected to be announced as Jurgen Klopp's first summer signing in the next 48 hours.

Liverpool have been looking to strengthen in central defence after losing Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip to injury this season and Konate represents the first major summer investment by any of the Premier League's top sides.

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