The former Salzburg man has attracted attentions from the Premier League and La Liga as Chelsea become latest club to enter his race
Frank Lampard is keen to further strengthen his defense line after having failed to maintain his ‘since September unbeaten run following Chelsea’s slip to Everton back in December.
Despite Kurt Zouma and former PSG man, Thiago Silva forming a good relationship at the back which in turn increased their productivities as back men, the duo has failed to keep clean sheets in their last 7 runs.
Chelsea still have Malang Sarr on loan over at Porto and with Fikayo Tomori’s future uncertain as he has failed to gain playtime under Frank Lampard, Andrea Christensen remains alongside Antonio Rudiger’s whose future is as well uncertain.
Blues have been disclosed lately to be ready to go in chase of RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano despite strong interests from Manchester United and Liverpool.
United and the Reds have been the most prominent mentioned side in Upamecano’s chase but some reports also claim Liverpool are losing interest in the 22-year-old following his performance during their side’s loss to Liverpool.
With the Frenchman penning down an extension in the 2020, Chelsea would be slapped with Upamecano’s £40m release clause as he also has Barcelona and Real Madrid on his radar.
The above mentioned teams are likely to see major competition from European Champions, Bayern Munich after sources disclose the German are also interested in their league man.