Jurgen Klopp has done extremely well to take Anfield outfit Liverpool to the Champions League in what was his first full season in charge of the club last season.
The German manager added a few new faces to the squad, and almost every player contributed to Liverpool’s 4th place finish in the points table in the previous season.
The manager will now look to take one step ahead in Europe next season and for that, he is looking to improve on his squad at the moment.
This has seen the club linked with some of the finest players in world football at the moment and one such player extensively linked with a move to Liverpool is RB Leipzig star, Naby Keita.
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Arguably the best player for the German outfit in the previous season, when they finished second in the points table, Keita is one of the most exciting midfielders in world football at the moment and Liverpool are ready to do what it takes to land him this summer.
Ralph Hasenhuttl insists Naby Keita is ‘comfortable’
There are many reasons why the 22-year old is perfect for Klopp’s style of play, starting with his energy and creativity in the midfield.
He is expected to walk into the first team at Anfield if he makes a move, but Liverpool are finding it difficult to persuade the Bundesliga outfit to let go of their star player.
Ralph Hasenhuttl the Bundesliga side’s manager claimed in a recent interview that Keita is happy with his situation at the club and will not make a move anytime soon.
You can see that they feel comfortable here and are looking forward to the new season,’ Hasenhuttl told Kicker, speaking about the situation of Keita and Emil Forsberg, another wanted star this summer.
‘It’s a huge compliment for us that we awoke such desires, but it’s not the general idea of our path to allow players a transfer following the first available offer,” he added.
RB Leipzig finally ready to sell; Liverpool ready bid
But according to a renowned presenter for the Sky Sports, Kaveh Solhekol, the German club is finally ready to sell their star player, and are only ready to sell to Liverpool.
Liverpool have already made a £57m bid for his services but it was rejected.
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However, it is now understood that Liverpool are ready to make an improved offer and are confident that it will be enough to seal the deal for the 22-year old.
“We are expecting some progress on Naby Keita to Liverpool,” Solhekol said on Sky Sports News.
“Liverpool flew to Hong Kong yesterday but no let up in their efforts to try and sign Naby Keita.
“We are expecting them to make a second bid for the RB Leipzig midfielder.
“Keita has told Leipzig he wants to leave, he’s told them he wants to move to Liverpool. A £57million offer has been rejected but senior figures at Leipzig now want to sell Keita.
“A Liverpool bid of more than £60million should be on its way this week,” he added.
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