Red Bull Leipzig set price for Arsenal to sign Dayot Upamecano

first_img Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 7 Aug 2019 9:51 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.9kShares Advertisement Red Bull Leipzig will not listen to offers for Dayot Upamecano (Picture: Getty)Arsenal will have to pay Dayot Upamecano’s £92million release clause to sign the Red Bull Leipzig defender before the transfer window closes.The Gunners have shown interest in the Frenchman as Unai Emery looks to strengthen at centre-back following the departure of Laurent Koscielny.The 20-year-old is believed to be keen on a move to the Emirates and the Gunners had been ready to fund a £40m move for the France U21 international.However, the Mirror claim Leipzig have no intention of letting Upamecano go and have told Arsenal the only way of prising him away this summer is to pay his £92m release clause.ADVERTISEMENT Red Bull Leipzig set price for Arsenal to sign Dayot Upamecano Upamecano is keen on a move to Arsenal (Picture: Getty)There has been some suggestions that Leipzig could be swayed on allowing the defender to leave should Arsenal allow Emile Smith-Rowe to move in the opposite direction.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe midfielder spent last season on loan at the German club and they wish to re-sign him.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalHowever, his arrival would not compensate for Upamecano’s departure and it’s unlikely that Arsenal would break their club record for a second time this summer to sign the defender.The Gunners remain keen on Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney and are expected to place a third bid for the Scot in the next 24 hours.MORE: Romelu Lukaku unhappy with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over Paul Pogba handling and Mason Greenwood claims Advertisementlast_img read more