Manny people have been comparing the new Liverpool Centre Back Ibrahim Konate and Virjil Van Dijk. Some have been saying that the 22 years old player is more talented that Virjil and as times goes he would replace him as the Liverpool centre back.
However, the 22 years Centre Back ( Ibrahim Konate) has confirmed to the Sky Television that his club mate Virjil Van Dijk is the best Defender in the world. He added that he cannot be compared to Virjil for the fact that Virjil is far much ahead of him. Virjil has shown the world that he is the best defender in the world. Ibrahim hopes that as time goes he would be able to also show the world that he is the best defender.
Ibrahim Konate was born on 25th May, 1999 (22 years old) in Paris, France. Currently he plays as a centre back for both Liverpool and under 21 years old France national team. He joined Liverpool on 1st July, 2021as first tier. His contract will be due on 30th June, 2026 (5 years contract). He young Centre back is valued at € 35 million currently. He started his football career on Paris FC Youth before joining RB Leipzig on 1st July, 2017. Currently he has not won.
Indeed to be compared to Virjil is an insult to Virjil for the fact that Virjil has achieved Manny things in his career, for example he has won the UEFA best player in Europe title, player of the year title, English Premier League title, UEFA champions league title, and the Scottish champion title of which none of these has been won by Konate. Even in their market Value Konate is valued € 20 million less than Virjil. In addition Virjil is much older than Konate (Virjil is 30 years old).
Therefore, for the fact that Konate acknowledged that Virjil is good than him is very appreciated.
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