Liverpool did a deal with RB Leipzig final 12 months for him to transport to Anfield in the summer time of 2018.
But Jurgen Klopp needs to being him in once imaginable after shedding Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona.
Liverpool are understood to be in talks with the Bundesliga facet and hope a deal may also be struck.
And now an image of Keita protecting the Liverpool shirt with the number eight on has emerged on-line.
It is grainy and may smartly be a pretend however it’s any other speaking level in the on-going saga.
Yesterday Keita registered an organization in the United Kingdom amid claims the deal can be whole by way of Sunday and he would wave good-bye to Leipzig fanatics this weekend.
An organization underneath the title ‘NK8 LIMITED’ has been registered at the Companies House web page. Two individuals are indexed as officials – Naby Deco Keita and Bjorn Alexander Bezemer.
Bundesliga journalist Chris Williams then tweeted: “Information from within Leipzig this evening that Naby Keita will become a Liverpool player on Sunday.”
While Lee Price, who has written books on German soccer, informed Express Sport: “Leipzig face Schalke in the conflict of the weekend in the Bundesliga. Win they usually doubtlessly cross 2nd, lose and there will likely be a five-point hole.
“But it’ll be vital for extra than simply the league desk.
“Leipzig do not play at house for any other two weeks after this one and it is most likely what occurs right here can be a giant indicator of Keita’s mindset.
“We noticed Coutinho wave to all corners of Anfield days ahead of he used to be offered to Barcelona and Keita may do the similar.
“While the previous couple of weeks had been tricky, it is a membership he holds in top regard and he needs to move out in excellent grace. He does not need to be remembered with any dangerous emotions.”
Liverpool play Manchester City at 4pm the next day and may also be in place to announce his arrival ahead of then.