Manchester United eyeing RB Leipzig's Ibrahima Konate

Tue 09 February 2021 | 22:12

Ibrahima Konate is one of RB Leipzig’s great defenders, besides French compatriot, Dayot Upamecano. Both of whom are now on some of Europe’s biggest team's lists.



is currently one of Manchester United’s hottest priorities. After failing to secure Dayot Upamecano’s attention, among interested teams like Bayern Munich, Liverpool, and Chelsea, United have now focused on Konate.

Konate's deal at Leipzig ends in 2023, making him a probable transfer to another team. But the Frenchman has had some problems – having ankle and hip injuries the whole season – limiting himself to only 12 matches.

Premier League great teams like Liverpool and Chelsea are also keen on signing the youngster, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer might be the one to persuade



to join the Red Devils’ defense.

The 21-year-old defender has increased his value after moving from FC Sochaux in 2017. At that time, his market value stood at €300,000. 



’s value is somewhere about €40m, a towering rise within a span of 3-4 years for the young defender.



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