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Arsenal want RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate but must pay £45m release clause

Arsenal ‘are among MANY Premier League clubs interested in making a move for RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate’… but Bundesliga side will hold out for £45m release clause

  • The race is hotting up for promising RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate
  • Arsenal are the latest club to be linked with the French youngster
  • Reports in Germany state Leipzig will not sell for less than his £45m release 

Arsenal have reportedly joined the growing list of elite European clubs keenly monitoring the progress of RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate.

The 21-year-old Frenchman has been earning rave reviews in the Bundesliga after bursting onto the scene alongside Dayot Upamecano in the back line.

And now Arsenal are ready to throw their name into the ring and emerge as suitors for Konte, according to German publication Sport Bild.

Arsenal are the latest club to be linked with young RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate

The Frenchman has a £45million release clause written into his contract with the German side

The Frenchman has a £45million release clause written into his contract with the German side 

The Gunners face still competition, with many top…