14 Feb Bayern Munich affirm Dayot Upamecano signing
Bayern Munich have confirmed the signing of RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano.
The 22-year-old, who was linked with Manchester United and Liverpool, will formally be a part of Bayern on July 1 and has signed a five-year contract.
Bayern Munich director Hasan Salihamidzic mentioned: “We’re pleased that we have been capable of signal Dayot Upamecano. We’re satisfied that Dayot might be an important member of our team within the coming years.”
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Upamecano reportedly had a launch clause price €42.5 million ($51m) and can bolster the Bayern backline with the Bundesliga membership more likely to lose defender David Alaba this summer time after he rejected Bayern’s supply of a brand new five-year deal.
“Upamecano is a younger participant, 22, whose qualities have already developed terribly,” Salihamidzic mentioned.
“I used to be all the time satisfied that we had introduced idea. We introduced him with our imaginative and prescient of his profession at Bayern. Throughout the previous week in Doha I had additional talks with everybody concerned. On the finish of a protracted course of, the gamers, household and administration have been satisfied that FC Bayern was the fitting membership.”
Upamecano will stay with Leipzig till the tip of the season. They’re are second within the Bundesliga, 4 factors behind Bayern who’ve a sport in hand.