The exclusive information was published by Tutto Mercato Web on Monday, who claims the Tigers are keeping an eye on the 23-year-old.
Konaté scored 14 goals and made 9 assists in 39 matches for the Swiss club last season.
The Senegalese striker joined Sion from Krasnodar in 2014 for €350k. According to Transfermarkt, he’s now valued at €6.25m.
Hull City are currently without a manager, so there would surely be some confusion over who would want the player, and a doubt that any new coach would be so keen.
Hull have been linked to several possibilities, and it’ll be a relief for fans when there’s some clarity.