Bayern Munich beat Liverpool, Chelsea to signing Dayot Upamecano

Bayern Munich beat Liverpool, Chelsea to signing Dayot Upamecano

Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed that the club are set to complete the signing of RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano.
The 22-year-old is one of the most sought-after defenders in world football, with several top clubs in Europe interested in acquiring his services.

The German champions now appear to have beaten the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United to signing the defender, with sporting director Salihamidzic confirming that the transfer is close to completion.

When asked by Bild as to whether he could confirm that a deal has been agreed, Salihamidzic replied: “I can, and we are very happy about that at FC Bayern”.

Sky Sports News are also reporting that the Frenchman will sign a five-year contract at the Allianz Arena and is likely to replace David Alaba, who is set to leave the club when this contract expires this summer.

Since joining Leipzig in 2017, Upamecano has featured nearly 140 times for the club, including 19 Bundesliga appearances this campaign.