Bayern Munich front-runners to sign Upamecano

2020-04-24 09:53
Dayot Upamecano
Dayot Upamecano (Getty Images)

Bayern Munich are reportedly in the lead to sign Manchester United target Dayot Upamecano with RB Leipzig looking to cash in.

A report in L'Equipe claims that the 21-year-old France youth star looks set to be on the move, although he has yet to decide where he wants to play his football next summer.

Upamecano's current contract comes to an end in June 2021 and it would appear that Leipzig are looking to cash in for a fee of around €60 million fee for a player who has been linked with a number of Europe's top clubs.

Arsenal and Manchester City are known to have joined United in the hunt for the defender, while Barcelona, Real Madrid and several Italian sides are also said to have been in touch over the player's availability.

However, the report states that not a single Premier League side has made a concrete approach to Leipzig as of yet, despite Upamecano revealing that he is attracted by a switch to England.

That leaves Bayern Munich as the only side to have made a concrete approach for the player and leaves them as the firm frontrunners for Upamecano's signature.

The Frenchman has been represented for nearly two years now by SportsTotal, a powerful German agency who boast former Bayern midfielder Toni Kroos on their books, and that is said to give them the edge over any move.

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