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RB Leipzig manager Ralph Hasenhuttl says there is no chance midfielder Naby Keita will leave the club this summer.

Leipzig sporting director Rangnick recently stated that he believes the 22-year-old Guinea global is being poorly advised and insists too many outside people are offering their thoughts on his future.

Keita remains a target for Liverpool though claims of a third bid to be tabled by the Mersyside club are false , and any deal taking the Guinea worldwide to Anfield will have to wait until next summer when the midfielder's £48m release clause comes into play.

Jurgen Klopp has joked that Liverpool will lodge a bid for Naby Keita that would more than triple the current world-record fee. The German team will play their first ever Champions League campaign in 2017-18, and want to keep Keita for the competition.

It has been reported that Keita's contract includes an exit clause of £48m, which comes into activation next summer.

He is quoted as saying: "Then we'll make a €300m [£268m] offer for Keita!"

Keita was one of the team's top players as Leipzig stunned the Bundesliga by finishing second behind Bayern Munich, qualifying for the Champion League for the first time.

"The chance [of Keita leaving] is null", the manager said.

"At the beginning of the transfer period that we said we would start with the same team and of the players we had a year ago no-one will go". It's 100 per cent clear that Naby will play this year in Leipzig.

"Behind many players with an African background, and I've met a lot of them, there is a clan and sometimes a whole village, that lives from the help of one football player".

"Everyone can see now how important Naby Keita is with our game".

"They will not be the only one I think. He knows this season will be fantastic for us", he said.


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