Naby Keita: How Liverpool's starting XI could look in 2018 with signing

Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign midfielder and long term transfer target Naby Keita

The Anfield club have been contacted by Press Association Sport for comment. Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£35m) remains an alternative.

His personality is another trait that will have attracted the attention of Klopp.

The task of having both those players on board by Thursday is complicated.

Transfer Nabi Keita will be the largest in the history "Liverpool".

The 22-year-old has a £48m release clause in his contract, but that can not be triggered until next summer.

It is likely, then, that Liverpool will pursue Van Dijk before the deadline, particularly with Arsenal and Chelsea also waiting in the wings.

Ligue 2 side Istres saw enough to take a punt on him for the 2013-'14 season and he displayed enough raw talent for Red Bull Salzburg to sign him after that campaign.

According to German daily Bild, if Liverpool miss out on qualifying for Europe this season then Keita will cost the Reds €65m - €10m more than his release clause. While last season it was Jordan Henderson and Marko Grujic who left the Liverpool boss with slim pickings, Adam Lallana's absence has been hurting this time around.

"There, the road is the best football school", he explained.

Keita, who scored eight goals in 31 Bundeliga games last term to help Leipzig finish second, insists he is delighted to join the Premier League club.

Keita has undergone a medical this morning. Swansea. It's a list that trips off the tongue, and the Mirror reports that the Swans are on it because they are interested in signing Renato Sanches from Bayern Munich on loan.

The player capable of operating as a No. 6, a playmaker or a No. 8, will be Liverpool's record signing, eclipsing the initial £36.9m spend on Mohamed Salah.

"For all people - not just in football - it's the most important thing", Klopp said. But he will play NEXT SEASON.

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