RB Leipzig star could join Arsenal, Chelsea this summer
Dayot Upamecano could follow Timo Werner to the Premier League this summer, as indicated by reports.
The German side have just sold outstanding striker Timo Werner to Chelsea for £53m and could be set to offload another star with the West London club and rivals Arsenal intrigued.
French ace Dayot Upamecano’s present contract lapses in 2021 however he can leave if a club meets his £54m release clause.
However, it seems the youngsters could sign an extension before leaving the club later on.
Ex-teammate Timo Werner did only that after he signed a new contract extension last summer before being gobbled up by the Blues a month ago.
In the event that Dayot Upamecano doesn’t agree terms on another contract, at that point his Bundesliga employers might be compelled to sell him this summer or risk losing him on a free when his contract terminates.
However, Oliver Mintzlaff, RB Leipzig CEO is sure the defender will be playing at the Red Bull Arena next season.
Dayot Upamecano has been vigorously connected with Arsenal as the Gunners hope to cement their centre back blending.
Frank Lampard’s Chelsea are accepted to have joined the race for the player and could poach another RB Leipzig talent as they search for a long-term partner for Antonio Rudiger in the core of defence.