Man United transfer: MU aim Upamecano to pair up with Maguire

According to ESPN about the Man United transfer news today, Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is targeting RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano to increase the quality of his defence in the 2020/21 season.

Man United transfer : RECRUITS UPAMECANO

Man United transfer : MU wants to strengthen defence with Upamecano
MU wants to strengthen defence with Upamecano

Recent problems on the pitch about the Man United transfer, especially the role of Harry Maguire, force Manchester United to strengthen defence in the summer transfer window of 2020. Dayot Upamecano has recently been considered a priority in MU’s plan. MU has long been interested in Upamecano. The 21-year-old midfielder has played prominently in the RB Leipzig shirt over the past few seasons.

Man United transfer‘s ambition next season is to compete for the Premier League. “Red Devils” are difficult to compete for Kalidou Koulibaly, so the focus should be on Upamecano. In addition to MU, Upamecano received a lot of attention from major European clubs. Among these are Barca, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Juventus. Upamecano has just stopped negotiating a contract extension with Leipzig (the current contract is still valid until 2021). This is an opportunity for Manchester United to have a French midfielder, to improve the quality of the squad.

Specifically, in the Man United transfer,  Solskjaer currently prioritizes adding a top-quality midfielder to pair with captain Harry Maguire and Upamecano as the number one target. The 21-year-old player made a strong impression in the last match when he joined RB Leipzig in the Champions League semi-final in Lisbon earlier this month and only renewed until June 2023.


MU asked to buy Dayot Upamecano in the new transfer season
MU asked to buy Dayot Upamecano in the new transfer season

However, Upamecano’s release clause with RB Leipzig is only 42 million euros and can be activated by the end of the Man United transfer 2020/21 season. However, Solskjaer wants to have a French star before the 2020/21 season starts. According to ESPN, MU believes in signing a contract with Upamecano before Summer 2020 closes on October 5.

Along with that, MU also made efforts to handle “inventory” such as Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones. However, Solskjaer also considers those cases because the safety of Eric Bailly and Victor Lindelof is not always 100% and Axel Tuanzebe always has physical problems. At this time Man United transfer, MU is trying to complete the recruitment of Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek after reaching an agreement on fees with the Dutch giants. Specifically, the transfer fee that Ajax will receive in this deal is about 40 million pounds and the 23-year-old will become Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first signing in the summer transfer window after personal terms. and medical completion.

The fact that MU has made significant progress in the Van de Beek case will also make BLD and coach Solskjaer somewhat less pressure when they cannot bring back their top goal in the summer of 2020, Jadon Sancho from Dortmund. Barriers come from 120 million euros (£ 108 million) that Dortmund gave.

Everything stalled until now because both sides could not find an effective solution. MU Vice President Ed Woodward has repeatedly warned that this will be a “difficult” transfer, but the club will still do everything to invest in upgrading the squad when Solskjaer aims to win a higher position at Foreign. Premier League and go far in the Champions League in the 2020/21 season.