CHELSEA and Liverpool are amongst the sides scrapping it out for RB Leipzig star Dayot Upamecano.
That’s according to Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who claims his side face a tough battle against the Premier League duo this summer.
Upamecano, 22, is one of Europe’s top-rated centre-backs after starring for Leipzig.
The Bundesliga side admit he will leave at the end of the season when a £37million release clause comes into play in his contract.
And Bayern are believed to be at the head of the line for Upamecano’s signature.
The German champs have already confirmed talks have started with the Frenchman over a summer switch.
And Upamecano’s agent also says the ace is torn between choosing a move to Bayern or the Premier League.
Manchester United have long been linked with Upamecano.
But it appears the two English clubs in the running alongside Bayern are in fact Chelsea and Liverpool.
Rummenigge confirmed: “In addition to Bayern, there are at least two quite attractive clubs interested.
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“The fact is the player is interesting, and the fact is that we will almost certainly lose David Alaba in his position.
“I can’t say if there will be other departures at the position.
“You have to let things grow in peace. We have a good relationship with (Upamecano’s agent) Mr Struth.
“The player will know what he wants at some point. We have a good relationship with RB Leipzig as well.
“I have had a conversation with Oliver Mintzlaff. When things become concrete, we’ll talk again.
“The fact that Chelsea and Liverpool are also interested in him proves that he has very good qualities. He can replace Alaba.”
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