LIverpool have been a tough team to score against in the past few seasons. The signings of Virgil van Dijk and Alisson Becker calmed a shaky defence and for a while we looked impenetrable. This appears to have changed this season, we’ve been leaky at best. There could be another new defender arriving to sort it out next summer with Liverpool linked with Dayot Upamecano. Kopites have been drooling over the rumour.

Liverpool linked with Dayot Upamecano. Kopites have been drooling over the rumour.

Liverpool have been linked with Dayot Upamecano. (Photo by ANP Sport via Getty Images)

Who is Dayot Upamecano?

21-years-old and playing for RB Leipzig, Dayot Upamecano is one of the most sought after young centre backs in world football.

At his young age the Frenchman has already played 117 times for RB Leipzig and is also capable of being deployed at right back.

He is just one of a number of players to make the switch from RB Salzburg to RB Leipzig.

Liverpool want Dayot Upamecano

According to Sport BILD in Germany, Liverpool are considering a €40m (£36.5m) bid for Dayot Upamecano next summer.

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The Frenchman was linked with move away during this window but ended up signing a new deal which reportedly includes a release clause of just £36.5m.

If that figure is accurate then he would be one heck of a signing. He is just 21-years-old and is already impressing both domestically and in European competition.

Liverpool fans want Upamecano

Rush the Kop suggested we could see another ruthless replacement.

Although he could just line up alongside Gomez in future.

A fresh face could liven things up at the back.

We could sell Joel Matip to fund the deal.

Fans are desperate to see him at Anfield.

We just need to been the Mancs to his signature.

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