Dayot Upamecano will join Bayern Munich on a five-year contract when the release clause of the defender £42.5M becomes activated in the summer. The RB Leipzig man has been wanted by the elite clubs around Europe due to his quality and age. The frenchman has being a consistent performer for his club.
Director Hasan Salihamidzic confirmed to Bild: “We are very happy about this at Bayern.”We knew we had very strong competition. We presented him with our vision of his career at Bayern.”
Amongst the clubs to be seriously interested were Chelsea and Liverpool. But with reports of Chelsea agreeing a deal in principle to sign Veteran defender in the summer, Bayern Munich moved quickly on Dayot. After this season, Bayern Munich would be without sta defenders David Alaba and Jerome Boateng who would depart on free transfers.