Manchester United and Arsenal target Dayot Upamecano given lower asking price by RB Leipzig

first_imgDayot Upamecano is wanted by Manchester United and Arsenal (Getty Images)Manchester United and Arsenal have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Dayot Upamecano after RB Leipzig lowered the defender’s asking price, according to reports in Germany.The 21-year-old has been heavily linked with the move to the Premier League, although reports claimed last week that the centre-back had agreed to join Bayern Munich.However, Bild now report that Bayern have put their move for Upamecano on hold as they have altered their transfer plans.The German champions have also stalled their efforts to sign Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz, who has attracted interest from United and Liverpool.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe report also claims that RB Leipzig have lowered Upamecano’s valuation from €60 million (£52.3m) to €40m (£34.8m). Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 6 May 2020 12:03 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link461Shares Comment Advertisement Manchester United and Arsenal target Dayot Upamecano given lower asking price by RB Leipzig RB Leipzig will now accept a €40m (£34.8m) offer for Dayot Upamecano (Getty Images)Upamecano has just one year left on his contract with the German club and could potentially leave on a free transfer next summer.But RB Leipzig’s CEO Oliver Mintzlaff suggested last week that Upamecano will be sold this summer if he refuses to extend his contract.‘In the Covid-19 crisis, we have other issues greater than concerns about contracts,’ Mintzlaff told Sport1.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘We know the terms of our players’ contracts and I know them very well – especially that of our top performers.‘For us, it is a no go that the top performers will be allowed to leave our club free of charge. ‘That’s the case with Timo Werner and that will be the case with Dayot Upamecano. I have the economic stability of the club in mind.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisementlast_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *