Liverpool have a five-man shortlist, including RB Leipzig defenders Ibrahima Konate and Ozan Kabak who want to be reinforced in the central defender this summer

Liverpool have yet to decide on the future of Turkish Kabak (21), who was loaned out by Schalke in January

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Kabak has played five league games for Liverpool and played both legs when Jürgen Klopp’s team won against Leipzig in the Champions League round of 16

Konate was on the bench of the German team in both games when they were beaten 4-0 overall

He is currently part of the French squad at the U21 European Championship. He did not play in the 1-0 defeat against Denmark, but started in the 2-0 win against Russia

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