Liverpool handed boost as they try to convince RB Leipzig to let Naby Keita join in January

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LIVERPOOL'S attempts to land Naby Keita in January have been handed a boost as the player registered a company in London.

The RB Leipzig midfielder has agreed a £48million move this summer but the Reds are trying to persuade RB Leipzig to let him go early.

 Naby Keita is a key figure for RB LeipzigAFP or licensors Naby Keita is a key figure for RB Leipzig

It is believed Anfield chiefs will have to shell out around £13m to tempt the Germans.

And the clubs could be close to a fee with 'NK8 Limited' recently listed on the Companies House website.

Keita and his agent Bjorn Bezemer are named as directors of the London-based company.

Jurgen Klopp has already been boosted by the £75m arrival of Virgil van Dijk.

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And with his club's coffers boosted by Philippe Coutinho's £145m Barceloan switch, the German could land another key figure.

Keita, 22, is also understood to be willing to speed up his switch to England and come to the Premier League now.

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But Leipzig are going to take some persuading to allow that to happen this month.

 Naby Keita would be a huge signing for LiverpoolREUTERS/ Naby Keita would be a huge signing for Liverpool  Naby Keita will definitely join Liverpool in JuneAP:Associated Press Naby Keita will definitely join Liverpool in June

The Bundesliga club missed out on qualification for the last-16 of the Champions League and face a huge fight to finish in the top four again this season.

Liverpool are prepared to wait until July 1 for the African star to officially join.

But they are still believed to be ready to test Leipzig's resolve by offering £13m extra to get him now, according to Bild.

Liverpool confirm record deal for Leipzig midfielder Keita

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