The top Spanish clubs Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are said to be interested in central defender Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig. This is reported by the Spanish newspaper As.
Los Blancos in particular may be planning a change on the defensive and in this case would have use for the French.
Both captain Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane are repeatedly associated with other clubs. In addition, coach Zinedine Zidane should be loud As be a big fan of Konate. The paper also counts FC Barcelona among the interested parties for the 21-year-old.
Konate is one of the Bundesliga’s greatest defensive talents and has also been associated with Manchester United and Arsenal FC. However, it is unlikely that RB Leipzig would be ready to sell.
After all, the club has already lost Konate’s compatriot and central defender colleague Dayot Upamecano to league rivals Bayern Munich in the summer.