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Upamecano’s Exit From RB Leipzig Confirmed, new Club Revealed
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Upamecano’s Exit From RB Leipzig Confirmed, new Club Revealed

  Bayern Munich director, Hasan Salihamidzic, has confirmed the club has signed Dayot Upamecano from RB Leipzig. Upamecano, 22, has previously been linked with Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United. However, the French defender is now set to remain in Germany when he leaves Leipzig in the summer. Upamecano is believed to have a release clause worth €42.5 million, which Bayern have activated in principle. “Dayot Upamecano will play for Bayern for the next five years. “We are very happy about it at FC Bayern. “We had very good, intensive and professional discussions with Dayot and his advisor Volker Struth for many months. We knew that we had very strong competition,” Salihamidzic told Bild.
Chelsea target Sule and Upamecano as Tuchel eyes big centre-back signing
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Chelsea target Sule and Upamecano as Tuchel eyes big centre-back signing

The Blues will look to strengthen their defence in the summer as the club's new head coach looks to put his own stamp on the team Niklas Sule and Dayot Upamecano are two of several central defensive targets being lined up by Chelsea as Thomas Tuchel looks to improve his squad in the summer. The Blues' hopes of bringing in either defender are, however, linked to Bayern Munich's transfer plans, with the Bavarians believed to be in pole position for RB Leipzig defender Upamecano. The French centre-back will be available for £38 million ($50m) in the summer, when a release clause in his contract becomes active.
21-Year-Old Dayot Upamecano Ran The Show For RB Leipzig Vs Atletico Madrid, He’s Destined For The Top
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21-Year-Old Dayot Upamecano Ran The Show For RB Leipzig Vs Atletico Madrid, He’s Destined For The Top

Dayot Upamecano's performance for RB Leipzig vs Atletico Madrid on Thursday night proved why he is one of football's top youngsters. The two sides went at it in their Champions League quarter-final clash and it was Leipzig that emerged 2-1 victors. Tyler Adams' late strike sealed the win for Julian Nagelsmann's side - but the name on everyone's lips was Upamecano. @BnSComps picked out the Frenchman's best bits and they are a joy to watch. Check them out below. The 21-year-old put in a dominant display in central defence and showed off the perfect blend of skill and strength when dealing with Atletico's forwards. Diego Costa was kept quiet while Alvaro Morata's introduction also didn't faze Upamecano. Fans around the world watched Upamecano's performance in awe and th...
Upamecano not playing at his best at the moment – RB Leipzig boss Nagelsmann
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Upamecano not playing at his best at the moment – RB Leipzig boss Nagelsmann

The 21-year-old was given his marching order over the weekend RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann has exclaimed that Dayot Upamecano isn't playing at "his best at the moment" after he received two yellow cards in Saturday's 1-1 draw at home to Paderborn. Upamecano was given his first yellow card in the 16th minute of play before Patrik Schick gave Leipzig the lead 11 minutes later. The 21-year-old of Guinea-Bissau origin was then sent off towards half-time for arguing with the referee.
4 African Talented Players Who Could Seek Transfer This Season
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4 African Talented Players Who Could Seek Transfer This Season

There are times when youngsters dream of playing in faraway Europe or alongside their childhood or youth heroes. In a proof to show their worth, they are usually enticed by deals and transfers that could make or mar their development. These transfers are in loans, swaps or tournament-clauses. African players fall in this category as they come from a continent where they are under-appreciated and they see overseas as their best destination for their development and livelihood. Victor Osimhen The 21-year-old Nigerian forward is enjoying a breakout season at Lille after being signed as the replacement for Nicolas Pepe who left for English Premier League side Arsenal. He adapted quickly to life in Ligue 1. Osimhen has netted 12 goals in 23 league outings so far and he is joint-fifth t...
Liverpool ‘Eyeing Leipzig Defender Dayot Upamecano’ But Release Clause Could Be €100m
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Liverpool ‘Eyeing Leipzig Defender Dayot Upamecano’ But Release Clause Could Be €100m

That is according to Bild, who say the Reds are keen on the Frenchman, 18, who joined Leipzig from Red Bull Salzburg in January. Upamecano reportedly has a new deal on the table which would raise his buyout clause to the €100m mark. The Reds paid Naby Keita's release clause, plus an additional premium, to Leipzig to secure hiss ervices from next summer.