RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano has revealed he has had talks with other clubs about a possible transfer this summer – but insists he’s in no rush to leave.
The Frenchman is interested in a number of teams after some colossal displays at the back for the Bundesliga side in 2019-20, including a man of the match performance in their Champions League win over Atletico Madrid .
Sports messaging understand that Manchester United are looking to keep Upamecano away from RB Leipzig as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer look to beef up their defense and find a top-quality center-back for captain Harry Maguire.
Dayot Upamecano has revealed he has spoken to other clubs about a possible move this summer
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The 21-year-old signed a new deal in July, committing to the club until 2023, and now he has finally broken his silence over transfer speculation.
He admitted that there was a strong interest in his signing and that he spoke with interested parties, although he stressed that he “feels good” in Leipzig and enjoys working under the direction of Julian Nagelsmann.
“I have been in Leipzig for over three years, I feel good. I’ve been in demand, I’ve spoken to some clubs, it’s true, but I’m in no rush, ”he said, as MEN reports.
“We’ll see what happens in the future.
He has become one of the brightest defensive talents after a strong performance for Leipzig.
Frenchman says he’s in no rush to leave and enjoys working with Julian Nagelsmann
“I extended my contract with Leipzig because I feel good with my teammates. My coach gives me confidence. He’s also learning, but he gives me confidence and that improves my level.
With Upamecano at the back, Leipzig finished third in the table and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Last week, he was named for the first time in Didier Deschamps’ France team.
The youngster, who has also been linked with Arsenal and Manchester City in the past, has a £ 38million release clause in his new deal – but it can only be triggered next summer – which means United would be forced to pay a significant sum to attract him. a way.