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Chelsea Set To Sign RB Leipzig Defender For £50m

Mpashe 06/25/2020

Chelsea have now shown interest in signing the RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano. Frank Lampard is keen to strengthen his weak defence and he believes that the £50m rated defender is the best option. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

The 21 year old has been in the Gunners radar since last summer and it is now seen that the blues can now snatch him. Upamecano is likely to depart from the Bundesliga side with a variety of top clubs interested in him. His contract expires next summer with RB Leipzig putting a £50m price tag for any club interested in the French international. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Chelsea could hijack the young talent as they did for Timo Werner who was signed from the same club. This may be a big blow to Arsenal as they also face problems in their defence this season. According to The Athletic, Arsenal are seemed to be in pole position to sign the defender but they may however lose him to their top rivals Chelsea. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Chelsea are said to have a good relationship with Leipzig after signing Werner for £53m, and this could increase their chances to sign Upamecano. The West Londoners boss, Frank Lampard is not convinced with Andreas Christensen, Kurt Zouma and Fikayo Tomori to partner with Antonio Rudiger in the defence.

Lampard is said to be keen for a centre back who will cement the defence when paired with Rudiger. Barcelona and Bayern Munich are also interested with Upamecano. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Do you think Chelsea will win the race to sign the defender?

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