Day published: Monday 17th July 2017 2:08
RB Leipzig have reportedly told ESPN FC that Liverpool focus on Naby Keita is not for sale at any rate.
The German club are seemingly established to embark on their first period in the Champions League with a whole complement of star gamers, like Keita, Emil Forsberg and Timo Werner.
They had been experiences that £70m would get Keita – with Liverpool reportedly ready to double their transfer report to signal him – but according to ESPN, ‘Leipzig insist that there is “no figure” that could sway their minds on the 22-calendar year-previous Guinea international’.
“We will not enter into negotiations at all,” a club resource told the internet site. “A determination has been produced that none of our important gamers will be bought and we’re sticking to it.”
That jars with Sky Sports activities and their unquestionably that a deal will however be completed, with RB officials ready to settle for a bid of more than £60m for Keita.
Sky Sports activities reporter Kaveh Solhekol explained on Monday: “Keita has told Leipzig he wishes to leave, he’s told them he wishes to go to Liverpool.
“A £57million give has been rejected but senior figures at Leipzig now want to provide Keita.
“A Liverpool bid of a lot more than £60million ought to be on its way this week.”