- Liverpool have allowed four of their players to depart the club following the arrival of Ibrahima Konate ahead of the coming season
- The affected players are Liam Coyle, Joe Hardy, Abdi Sharif and Jack Walls who were all members of the developmental team at the Merseyside
- The Reds finished in 3rd position last season and will feature in the Champions League when the elite competition returns
Ahead of the forthcoming season, Premier League club Liverpool have confirmed the exit of four of their players following the arrival of Ibrahima Konate.
Konate from German Bundesliga side joined the Reds as their first summer signing as they prepare for the coming League term.
Jurgen Klopp was under serious pressure last season even though the German and his wards ended up finishing third on the final Premier League table.
According to the official statement made by Liverpool, they Reds stated clearly that Ibrahima Konate has completed his medical and officially joined the club.
As a result, no fewer than four players have been allowed to leave the club including Liam Coyle, Joe Hardy, Abdi Sharif and Jack Walls.
The affected players were part of the developmental squads on the Merseyside with Walls in particular impressing in 2020/21, scoring six times.
But with opportunities in the first team likely to be at a premium, the four have been confirmed on their released list.
Highly rated left-back Yasser Larouci has been offered a new contract as the new 20-year-old assesses his options.
Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly decided to target Erling Haaland instead of Harry Kane ahead of the summer transfer window.
Metro UK reports that while United would love to have the forward, Spurs value him at around £150m, a figure that would make the England captain a British transfer record.
The publication added the valuation comes at a time of financial upheaval at Old Trafford owing to the global outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Solskjaer is believed to be keen on signing Dortmund hotshot Jadon Sancho, a pursuit that would leave no room left for a move for Kane.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United are ready to spend big in the summer transfer window to bolster their squad to be more competitive, according to reports.
Solskjaer missed out on his first silverware as Manchester United boss as his side lost in a dramatic penalty shootout to Villareal on Wednesday, May 26.
There were a few positives to take from the season, United managed a second-place finish in the league.