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Konate passes Liverpool medical check

Ibrahima Konate will complete his move to Liverpool in the coming weeks and has already passed his medical with the Premier League club according to the Mirror.

Goal had previously confirmed that the Reds were prepared to abide by the French-born Malian’s release clause, which is said to be around £ 40million.

The center-back has played more than 90 games since teaming up with Sochaux in 2017, including 22 in the recently concluded season.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is looking to bolster his defense ahead of the start of the 2021-22 Premier League campaign.

West Bromwich Albion, Fulham and Stoke linked to Awoniyi

EFL Championship teams West Bromwich Albion, Fulham and Stoke City have indicated their interest in signing Taiwo Awoniyi, according to Goal.

The center-forward was recently granted a work permit to play in England, six years after joining Liverpool from Imperial Soccer Academy.

Awoniyi has spent the 2020-21 season with Union Berlin, his seventh loan spell away from the Premier League club, and hopes to settle his career before the start of the 2021-22 season.

Tottenham and Everton scramble for Zaha signing

Tottenham Hotspur and Everton are reportedly keen to sign Crystal Palace striker Wilfried Zaha, according to Goal.

The Toffees made several efforts to try to secure the signing of the Ivorian international last summer, but a deal failed to materialize.

Zaha had already revealed his desire to move to the best European clubs to brighten his chances of winning more trophies.

Tottenham finished seventh in the 2020-21 Premier League season, missing both the Champions League and the Europa League and hope to strengthen the squad ahead of the next campaign.

Ojo to leave Liverpool

Anglo-Nigerian Sheyi Ojo will leave Liverpool again this summer either permanently or on loan according to Goal .

The forward has been with the Reds since the age of 14, but struggles to establish himself with the first team, appearing in just eight Premier League games.

He spent the 2020-21 campaign on loan with Cardiff City and is now set to leave Anfield for the eighth time.

Belhanda should return to Montpellier

Younes Belhanda will return to Ligue 1 Montpellier this summer as a free agent, according to L’Equipe.

The Morocco international has been without a club since leaving Turkish club Super Lig Galatasaray in March after his contract was canceled.

The 31-year-old made 27 appearances for the Yellow-Reds, scoring eight goals and providing three assists. He started his senior career in Montpellier and will now return to the side this summer.

Keita wants to leave Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has revealed his desire to leave Anfield and his agents have contacted Atletico Madrid with the possibility of signing him this summer, according to AS.
The Guinea international has struggled to establish himself with the Premier League squad and suffered from various injury issues during his time at Merseyside.

Keita still has two years on his current contract but that won’t prevent him from leaving Liverpool if a concrete offer is made.


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