Naby Keita

Naby Keita/Van Dijk narratives highlight resiliency of Jurgen Klopp

Naby Keita has been linked with a move to Liverpool for what now feels like an eternity. The RB Leipzig midfielder has arguably been the number one transfer target of the summer for Jurgen Klopp alongside Southampton's Virgil van Dijk. Efforts on both of those fronts have taken a number of setbacks, but developments over the past week and half have suggested that both moves could wind up happening.

Liverpool fans should welcome brief radio silence in the transfer window

Liverpool, more than any other team in the Premier League, seem to find themselves in these sorts of mini soap operas with players they're linked with signing this summer. Most recently, Liverpool's links with the likes of Southampton's Virgil van Dijk and RB Leipzig's Naby Keita have been heating up under the microscope and have both taken their fair share of setbacks. On the surface, it can be quite frustrating for the average Liverpool fan considering how successful other clubs in the league are quietly going about their transfer business without too much of a build up in the respective plots. Arsenal have already signed Alexandre Lacazette, Manchester City have already signed Bernardo Silva and Ederson, and Manchester United have already signed Victor Lindelöf and Romelu Lukaku.