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      Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)

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      CT_LFC
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #25: Mar 29, 2021 06:08:50 pm
      If true, it's a little frustrating to hear this news coming out now.  We need Ozan to be focused and confident over the next 8+ weeks.  News of a move that would potentially kill his future with us could easily put him into a funk. 

      Ideally, it would be both Kabak and Konate with Matip allowed to leave.

      If this is what's coming out then the way i read it is that no one really knows. LFC is very prudent on how they handle things, and as you mention, we need Ozan fully confident and free of distractions, so i see this "one or the other" being mainly guess work.

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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #26: Mar 29, 2021 06:15:18 pm
      If this is what's coming out then the way i read it is that no one really knows. LFC is very prudent on how they handle things, and as you mention, we need Ozan fully confident and free of distractions, so i see this "one or the other" being mainly guess work.

      If that prudent and news coming out of Konate would still have the same outcome would it not another player in the same position he plays
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #27: Mar 29, 2021 06:22:46 pm
      If that prudent and news coming out of Konate would still have the same outcome would it not another player in the same position he plays

      It's different for Kabak as he isnt' actually a LFC player yet.  He is probably hoping that he can convince us to sign him permanently in the summer.  News like this has the potential to be a real kick in the teeth and could shatter his confidence and kill his commitment to the Liverpool cause. 

      It's good that we are active early and looking to make improvements to the side for next season.  I just hope this news break doesn't bite us in the ass...
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #28: Mar 29, 2021 06:49:38 pm
      It's different for Kabak as he isnt' actually a LFC player yet.  He is probably hoping that he can convince us to sign him permanently in the summer.  News like this has the potential to be a real kick in the teeth and could shatter his confidence and kill his commitment to the Liverpool cause. 

      It's good that we are active early and looking to make improvements to the side for next season.  I just hope this news break doesn't bite us in the ass...

      Yeh I agree my point is the news coming out at all and if there any truth it will affect all CBs maybe not VVD but certainly Matip , Kabak and Joe even Phillips as if he does come pretty sure he will be aiming for a starting position
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #29: Mar 29, 2021 08:02:23 pm
      Story breaking in the Athletic, maybe we will hear James Pearce later today. Edit: He is retweeting this.

      https://mobile.twitter.com/David_Ornstein/status/1376429333938573312



      Ornstein on this podcast taking about the story:

      The Athletic's David Ornstein joins the regular panel to bring us the latest on his exclusive story that Liverpool are finalising a deal for RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate

      Link to podcsst:

      https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5zaW1wbGVjYXN0LmNvbS9fY1kxNmU3SQ/episode/OGFiNzY4NDYtNmFkNS0xMWViLWJlOWYtZTM5ZjNmMzFkN2Rj?ep=14
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #30: Mar 30, 2021 01:13:48 am
      Already very injury prone in his young career. Talented but I dont think hes worth that kind of money considering.
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #31: Mar 30, 2021 02:38:48 am
      In light of the flood of people pointing out the injury record of the lad, I have a genuine question.

      Do we have anybody here on the forum with some medical knowledge or specifically medical knowledge in the field of sports that could tell us what type of injuries are indicative of being injury prone and which ones are just bad luck (assuming a broken bone after a very though chalenge is not the same as a recurring hamstring or something like that)?

      I know the average sports fan will associate repeating muscle injuries with being prone to injury but I have no idea how accurate this is.
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #32: Mar 30, 2021 09:25:52 am
      In light of the flood of people pointing out the injury record of the lad, I have a genuine question.

      Do we have anybody here on the forum with some medical knowledge or specifically medical knowledge in the field of sports that could tell us what type of injuries are indicative of being injury prone and which ones are just bad luck (assuming a broken bone after a very though chalenge is not the same as a recurring hamstring or something like that)?

      I know the average sports fan will associate repeating muscle injuries with being prone to injury but I have no idea how accurate this is.

      No medical expert but I viewit this way

      Eample 1 Joe Gomez. Not injury prone. His injuries in his career are long term and picked up in the process of playing, ligament or bone injury for example

      Example 2; Keita/Matip Injury prone.That is to say cznt play more then 3 games in a row without picking up whats termed " a niggle" That is feeling of any little pain or pull in any muscle particularly groins hammers quads.

      In example 2 I personally wonder how much is in the head. Feel a little strsin after kicking or running and then decide to look after themselves for a while.

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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #33: Mar 30, 2021 04:31:11 pm
      Konate-VVD would be a defensive monster. Can't wait to happen. Phillips is a decent back-up, I also hope we keep Gomez and Matip. Ozan is just too slow, kind of the same fate as Shaq. They'll never be core players in a top team. In midfield and offense I do not see the need of new players, only if Gini + Milner !!! go away.
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #34: Mar 30, 2021 04:48:57 pm
      Konate-VVD would be a defensive monster. Can't wait to happen. Phillips is a decent back-up, I also hope we keep Gomez and Matip. Ozan is just too slow, kind of the same fate as Shaq. They'll never be core players in a top team. In midfield and offense I do not see the need of new players, only if Gini + Milner !!! go away.

      What are you on about?  Kabak is easily quicker and faster than both Matip and Phillips.

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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #35: Mar 30, 2021 07:03:19 pm
      So which of the front 3 is off in the summer then? Mo to Madrid?

      Looks promising this lad he’s injury records a bit of a downer though.


      I think the insinuation is that we have to sell to buy.
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #36: Mar 30, 2021 07:42:56 pm
      I think the insinuation is that we have to sell to buy.

      For someone like Konate? no, for Mbappe/Haaland? probably yes to partially offset cost.
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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #37: Mar 31, 2021 02:42:48 am
      1). He had a big muscle injury last season was out for most of the season. Was out for 6 weeks this season with an ankle injury.

      2). Only recently returned from injury.

      3). Koulibaly will be 30 in June. Konate is only 21 so a long term signing.



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      Re: Ibrahima Konate (RB Leipzig)
      Reply #38: Apr 06, 2021 05:39:51 pm
      We should just buy him first and worry about the rest later. Is this our feeder club?

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