But Leipzig have today taken to social media to confirm that Keita would in fact be going nowhere until 30th June, as originally agreed with Liverpool.
An announcement from Leipzig's Twitter account confirmed that the Guinea worldwide will remain in Germany until the summer, when he will take Steven Gerrard's old number 8 shirt at Liverpool.
The Reds struck a deal for the Guinean midfielder last summer, with the deal stating that Keita would arrive at Anfield in the summer of 2018.
Liverpool managed to secure Keita's services in the summer for a then club-record fee of £66.4m, after having a number of bids rejected by Leipzig earlier in the transfer window.
Dogged effort: Eagles don masks after upset win
The short drive started when the Falcons recovered a punt at the 18 yard line after it was touched by the Eagles . Losing Wentz, an MVP candidate, was the biggest blow during a season in which several standout players were hurt.
He scored the opening goal in Saturday's 3-1 league win against Schlake at the Red Bull Arena with some home fans thinking it was the last timer they will see their star man.
But sporting director Ralf Rangnick insisted the player would not leave, saying: "Even Naby and his advisor have accepted this decision". We wish to put the speculation about a January move to Liverpool to bed, ' the statement read.
"That would only have been possible if we had reached an amicable solution in the sense of an exorbitant additional transfer payment".
"That is all we know".
The Brazilian midfielder was one of the most important players of the English team, and Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp wants a luxury substitute in this winter market.
Here's a White House statement from last night, opposing an amendment that would restrict intelligence surveillance under FISA. Senate started considering the extension to the spy program with several Senators vowing to oppose the bill.
Coast Guard said that the fire happened near the mouth of the Coty River near New Port Richey, northwest of Tampa. Rescue crews initially reported everyone made it to shore, but now say one person is unaccounted for.
Here's how Liverpool fans reacted to Lovren - who was named captain to face City - holding up Firmino's shirt. The contest looked to be over, with Liverpool's quickfire attack too much for a shellshocked City side.
Meanwhile, Jonny Evans helped to end West Bromwich Albion's long wait for an EPL win with a 2-0 home victory over Brighton. It may even surprise you to learnt that game was a win for Leicester City , ending a awful run of form.
The Korean firm has made a deal with the NextRadio app to activate the FM radio chip within the forthcoming Galaxy S9 handset. It is simply a matter of smartphone manufacturers enabling the chip for that functionality.
Ford stopped making the Ranger model in 2011 and threw all its truck resources into its popular Ford F-150. He later added that the midsize truck will come with a steel frame, as "real trucks don't have fascias".
The Cleveland Browns hired former Green Packers front-office executive Eliot Wolf as the team's assistant general manager. He's been a big reason for the consistent success the Packers have experienced over the last decade.
Early this week, Congressman Ed Royce, chairman of the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee had also announced his retirement. His retirement opens up another seat for Democrats to try and flip in the competitive San Diego-area district.
2 killed as magnitude 7.3 quake hits off Peru
The 7.3 magnitude quake with an epicentre in Lomas, Arequipa region, struck on Sunday leading to fears a tsunami would follow. The threat of a tsunami was ruled out by the Peruvian navy and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii.
Jose Mourinho: 'Romelu Lukaku to return in a week'
Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at midfield legend Paul Scholes over his recent comments about Paul Pogba . And following Manchester United's 0-0 draw with Southampton at the weekend, he made a decision to aim his criticism at Pogba.
WhatsApp Tests 'Demote' Feature For Group Chats
A huge WhatsApp design flaw that allows anyone to infiltrate private group chats has been uncovered by security researchers. WhatsApp said it had "carefully looked" at the flaw and reassured users that their encrypted messages were safe.
Experts warn 2018 is among worst for flu outbreak
Unless you have a case of scurvy, no science has shown any concrete effect of vitamin C being helpful when you're sick. The state Department of Public Health in CT recently labeled the virus as "widespread" in the state .
GOP accuses Dems of holding budget deal hostage over DACA
A Republican source in the room told CNN that lawmakers didn't know the press would be in the White House meeting for so long. But lawmakers said that is not likely at Tuesday's meeting as they consider options for resolving the standoff with Trump.
MI couple wanted in death of 4-year-old arrested in Georgia
Child Protective Services and the Michigan State Police Forensics Unit are assisting. "We didn't know anything was going on. Gabrielle Barrett had an upbeat personality and loved the movie Frozen , said her grandfather, Jerry Barrett, 47.