Konrad Laimer reaches ‘agreement in principle’ after Liverpool talks
Liverpool have been told Bayern Munich have already struck an agreement with RB Leipzig star Konrad Laimer, sources have told Football Insider.
The Bundesliga champions have offered the central midfielder a long-term contract that would see him arrive next summer.
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A It is expected to be signed in the coming weeks after Laimer told Bayern he will accept their offer and sign for them ahead of his other suitors.
Laimer has been the subject of strong interest from Premier League clubs including Liverpool both in the summer window and in the subsequent months.
He decided to stay at Leipzig this season and see out his contract.
Laimer is currently sidelined with an ankle ligament injury that has kept him out of the Leipzig side since mid-September.
He is a key player for the Bundesliga outfit and has been a mainstay of the starting XI since joining from their sister club RB Salzburg in 2017.
Laimer has made 167 appearances for Leipzig, which have yielded 11 goals and 18 assists from his central midfield position.
He has also accumulated 24 Austria international caps.
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