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Dayot Upamecano hints at RB Leipzig exit amid Barcelona rumors

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The defender says many clubs ‘love him’

FC Bayern Muenchen v RB Leipzig - Bundesliga Photo by Roland Krivec/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano has hinted he’s open to a summer exit with Barcelona one of a number of clubs reportedly interested in the 21-year-old.

Upamecano’s current contract with the Bundesliga club expires in 2021, and he has a release clause of €60 million.

The Frenchman says he will think about his future at the end of the season and make a decision as to where his future lies.

“As I said, first I focus on RB Leipzig and then about what I intend to do, but there are clubs that love me,” he said.

“I will speak well with my agents and my parents at the end of the season. And we will make the right decision.”

Source | Mundo Deportivo

Upamecano is a key player for RB Leipzig who are just a point behind Bayern Munich at the top of the table in Germany. Bayern have also been linked with a summer move for the 21-year-old as well as Real Madrid, Manchester City, Arsenal and Totenham.