Dayot Upamecano who is rumoured to be a Tottenham summer target has been urged to snub the clubs interested in him and stay at RB Leipzig for at least another season by German legend Lothar Matthaus.
Upamecano has established himself as one of the best defenders in the Bundesliga with his performances for Leipzig over the past two seasons.
Matthaus revealed that he isn’t surprised to see the Frenchman the subject of interest given the attributes he possesses.
The former Bayern Munich star, however, urged the player to stay and continue his development at Leipzig rather than rushing into a transfer.
“He’s a young player, highly rated, fast, has a good positional game and uses his body well for a 21-year-old. But a year or two in Leipzig would not hurt him.
“Leipzig are a top team – one of the last eight remaining in the Champions League.
“I can still see one or two per cent where he can learn, but he’s a huge player and that’s why I’m not surprised that top clubs in Europe are after him.”
Spurs Web Opinion
Upamecano would be a brilliant addition if we manage to land him but his price will be an obvious sticking point. Additionally, I believe Jose will probably prefer an experienced centre back to replace Jan Vertonghen rather than someone like Upamecano, who has only had a couple of good seasons.
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