“This means that, today, every million that is cheaper makes transferring easier, of course.”
Anfield Central this week he said Liverpool had acted quickly and agreed personally with Konate before a summer transfer.
The source said the Reds offered the French star under 21 about £ 85,000 a week, which would be an estimated 150 percent increase in his current salary in Leipzig.
There are concerns about the 21-year-old’s injury history, with the defender suffering muscle and ankle injuries this season.
He also hasn’t yet become a regular starter under Julian Naglesmann, making just four Bundesliga appearances this season, with the last in mid-December.