The new contract with Upamecano runs until 2021

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Dayot Upamecano of RB Leipzig during the UEFA Champions League group G match between FC Zenit St. Petersburg and RB Leipzig at the Saint Petersburg Stadium on November 05, 2019 in St.Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Igor Russak/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

The 21-year-old – young, highly rated, fast player, who has a good positional game who uses his body well, should stay a year or two in Leipzig. Leipzig is a top team – one of the last eight remaining in the Champions League said Bayern Munich.

The French center back made 29 appearances as RB Leipzig mounted a successful title challenge and succeeded in Europe until the coronavirus pandemic caused football to suspend. Upamecano, who has several suitors, is just about to reach the club’s final year of his contract.

After impressing for RB Leipzig this season, the 21-year-old defender has drawn attention throughout Europe.

Recently, RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano was heavily linked to a move to Bayern Munich. Former Bayern Munich star Matthaus believes Upamecano should live a little longer at the Bundesliga uniform.

According to Sky Germany the highly regarded center-back will not go anywhere at the end of the season. Dayot Upamecano, the central defenders’ deal will be extended with RB Leipzig for one year until 2022. He will not be moving to FC Bayern this summer.

Instead, it is understood that Upamecano has agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension until 2022, which includes a release clause that will become active in the summer of 2021.

According to Sky, the 21-year-old thinks a move will come a little too early for him this summer. At the same time, he is convinced that his development at RB Leipzig can take the next step.

As the source states, the new contract was already thoroughly negotiated in Leipzig and will include an exit clause for summer 2021.

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