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Manchester United facing heavy competition for promising French starlet

Manchester United will battle it out with Bundesliga side RB Leipzig to sign young French defender Dayot Upamecano.

According to German publication Kicker, the Premier League side are monitoring the Red Bull Salzburg player, who is wanted by a host of clubs across Europe.

United face heavy competition for the France Under-19 international, with Bundesliga title-hopefuls Leipzig their main rival for the 18-year-old.

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The German side have shocked fans across Europe by challenging Bayern Munich at the top of the German league this season.

And it seems the side will use their Red Bull ownership link to secure the starlet, who could become the TENTH player that’s moved from Salzburg to Leizpig in recent seasons.

You can read more about this transfer story here.


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