Dayot Upamencao is likely to leave RB Leipzig in the summer transfer window and the Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool goal will soon decide which club to join.
The highly rated center-back is wanted by a wide variety of top European clubs and he appears to be nearing the end of his time at the Red Bull Arena.
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Upamecano is widely recognized as one of the most promising young defenders in the game
Upamecano is only 22 years old and is approaching his 200th professional club appearance. He was capped three times by France in his young career.
Bayern Munich have been openly interested in Upamecano, but they also face strong competition from England, with Man United, Chelsea and Liverpool also very interested.
The Bundesliga champions have already had talks with representatives from Upamecano, and it seems that a summer transfer is becoming more and more likely.
And the young defender’s agent Volker Struth admitted an end-of-season move is likely while upholding Upamecano’s £ 38m release clause.
“The release clause was agreed because the player decided to take the next step at some point,” said Struth. “It is very likely in summer.
“Nothing has been finally decided yet. The tendency for him to leave the club in the summer is high. “
“The release clause is 42.5 million euros. That is an insane sum in times of coronavirus. In summer 2019 it was different. The proportions of transfer fees have changed. I think some clubs have to say goodbye to market values when they sell players. “
Upamecano has also made the decision to just join Bayern or a Premier League club, with a move to Spain currently out of the question.
And Struth added about the possible summer move: “A decision will be made and announced in the next few weeks.”