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
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
- TEAMtalk media