Chelsea are working “very hard” to secure the signing of RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano, according to TZ. The Munich based tabloid claims that the Blues are Bayern Munich’s main competitor for the France international.
The likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Barcelona and Real Madrid are also thought to be keen, but it does appear that Frank Lampard’s side are the team currently best positioned to be Bayern’s biggest rival for the defender’s signature.
Upamecano’s reputation has risen and risen over the past couple of years following some standout displays in the Bundesliga, but do his statistics really justify the hype surrounding him?
Press the next page as we delve into the numbers and assess the 22-year-old’s performances.