Ibrahima Konaté ‘should stay’ at Liverpool amid interest from Paris Saint-Germain, according to L’Equipe.

France manager Didier Deschamps has included the centre-back in his squad for the Euros and the national team’s staff have to deal with potential transfers of some of the players in the summer window.

When discussing those who should stay at their respective clubs, the Liverpool defender gets a mention first.

The 25-year-old’s deal lasts until 2026 and that makes him an attractive option for other clubs.

This is when the Ligue 1 winners are named and they see the defender’s versatility [can also operate as a right-back] as an ‘important asset’. As of now, PSG haven’t had direct contacts yet, but intermediaries have insisted about their interest.

The France international, for his part, has been in talks with Liverpool over a new deal for several months. He had asked to wait until the end of the season, to discuss this case in a concrete way.

Konaté made 37 appearances in all competitions, including 22 in the league, this season and ‘feels particularly good’ with the Reds.

There’s a meeting planned between the two parties soon and L’Equipe state Liverpool are confident of finalising the new deal in the ‘short term’.