RB LEIPZIG have suggested that this season could be Naby Keita’s last with the club.
Guinea international Keita has been one of the most prominent names in this summer’s transfer window.
Liverpool have been trying to land the 22-year-old for several months but have failed to do so despite tabling a mammoth £75m bid for him.
While Leipzig have fought hard to see off Liverpool’s pursuit this summer, sporting director Ralf Rangnick admits it will be harder to keep him in 12 month's time.
Keita can trigger a £50m release clause in his current contract next year, a fee that will likely attract several potential suitors.
Rangnick told Bild: "Next season, Keita theoretically has the option to leave.