Liverpool continue to track down the young Frenchman
Liverpool defender Ibrahima Konate has urged his France team-mates to switch to the Anfield club this summer, according to the Liverpool Echo. In a recent statement, the defender expressed satisfaction with the idea of Thuram joining Liverpool. He expressed his willingness to provide guidance and full support throughout his development to ensure he achieves his desired potential.
“Khephren is like my younger brother; he’s someone I grew up watching.i was with his brother [Marcus] In the training center, I saw his growth.
“I’ve seen him perform and improve to a certain extent…it’s unbelievable. Even when he was in the France squad for the first time. I saw him in training and I was impressed by his size and technique. very shocked.”
Thuram’s outstanding performance in French football last season
Thuram has had a phenomenal season in Ligue 1 and he deserves credit for a series of impactful performances at the heart of Nice’s midfield. Last season, the 22-year-old showed his skills as he scored several goals and provided eight assists in 48 appearances for the French club.
Nice’s French midfielder Khephren Thuram (centre) controls the ball during the France L1 football match between AC Troyes and OGC at the Aube Stadium in Troyes, northeastern France, 30 April 2023. Nice team.Thuram has made notable contributions defensively and offensively, showing his versatility as he averages 1.5 tackles, 1.1 interceptions, 0.9 clearances, 1.1 shots per 90 minutes in Ligue 1 , 1.0 key passes and 1.3 dribbles. According to whoscored stats, he distributes the ball from midfield and completes 86.9% of his pass attempts in the top flight.
It is worth noting that Thuram’s contract with the French club runs until the summer of 2025. Therefore, Liverpool will need to make a convincing bid if they hope to secure the services of the talented Frenchman in the upcoming transfer window.
Should Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp replace him this summer?
Thuram’s diverse skill set allows him to excel in all aspects of the midfield game. He showed a strong tackling ability, often making key interceptions for the team. He doesn’t hesitate to pass the ball with his feet when necessary. In addition, Thuram also showed his attacking ability through goals and assists.
Therefore, the addition of Thuram will undoubtedly improve the quality of Liverpool’s midfield. His quality makes him the right man for Jurgen Klopp’s expert guidance at Anfield.
Overall, Thuram will be a valuable asset for the Merseyside club, provided he can adapt smoothly to the demands of the Premier League.