Keita has agreed to Liverpool subsequent summer time after Jurgen Klopp attempted to carry him to Anfield all over the switch window.
But the Liverpool ECHO declare the Reds will ask RB Leipzig if they are able to take him early.
Although it is strongly recommended the Bundesliga facet are most probably to try to stay their midfielder – even presented extra money all over the iciness.
Keita’s transfer used to be some of the sagas of the summer time after Liverpool attempted to sign him for round £75m.
But they sooner or later did a deal for him to sign up for the membership subsequent summer time due to a unencumber clause that turns on subsequent yr.
However the midfielder has struggled this time period since signing off at the settlement.
He used to be despatched off for a Sadio Mane-like take on within the league and used to be slammed by means of the boss for his efficiency all over the Champions League defeat to Besiktas.
Ralph Hasenhuttl puzzled his dedication and recommended he may dropped for upcoming video games.
“Naby was not good today, maybe it would have been better not to have taken him,” he mentioned.
“For me, as a coach, it is important to see who I can rely on at such moments, which players stand up and who is ready to fight against what is going on on the field.”
Liverpool have additionally suffered a dip in shape because the switch window closed and had been crushed five-zero by means of Manchester City and held by means of Burnley within the league.
They have taken simply two issues within the Champions League and are out of the EFL Cup.
However victory on Sunday in opposition to Newcastle may transfer them again up to 3rd if different effects cross their means.