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Upamecano focused on Leipzig but has an eye on the future

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Dayot Upamecano admits his future lies elsewhere with “many clubs” wanting to sign him, but his current focus is RB Leipzig.

Dayot Upamecano was expected to leave RB Leipzig last summer. But no club met their valuation and he stayed.

The French midfielder has been an ever-present in the German side’s attempts to take the Bundesliga title from dominant Bayern Munich. He has also been a crucial figure to their progress in the Champions League.

The player himslef admits his future lies elsewhere, with a number of interested parties. However, until the end of the season he is fully committed to RB’s cause.

In an interview reported by  El Mundo Deportivo, he has spoken of his dreams and the high interest he has generated. But he is insistent he is focused on the task at hand.

He said:

“When I was younger I dreamed of playing for Real Madrid, Barcelona or Manchester United.”

“There are many clubs that want me[now].”

“As I said, first I focus on RB Leipzig and then about what I intend to do.”

“But there are clubs that love me.”

“I will speak well with my agents and my parents at the end of the season.”

“We will make the right decision.”

While Arsenal is not on his list of mentioned clubs, they are one of the most interested in signing him.