Chelsea is set to rival Bayern Munich and Real Madrid for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano in the summer transfer market, according to report.

Chelsea is set to rival Bayern Munich and Real Madrid for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano in the summer transfer market, according to report.

Bayern Munich is willing to let go of David Alaba and they are keen on replacing the Austrian defender with Upamecano.

Chelsea on the other is out to find a long term replacement for Thiago Silva, the veteran defender joined after the Champions League finals from Paris Saint-Germain.

Upamecano, 22, has been impressive for the past season and his performance has not gone unnoticed by Real Madrid who is looking to find a suitable replacement forever reliant Sergio Ramos at the heart of the defence.


The RB Leipzig defender is one of the best defenders in Europe Stadium, the defender could be easily tempted with the offers from Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, the Bavarian won the last season Champions League and remain one of the best sides in Europe will Chelsea is going through a transitional period.

Alaba is bound to leave at the end of the season with destination yet to be decided but it seems he has his mind fixed on a move to Real Madrid, who also need to make changes in defence to replace ageing stars like Ramos and Marcelo, with Alaba a very capable option at both centre-back and left-back.

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