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Liverpool fans react to latest Dayot Upamecano reports

RB Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff has confirmed that the club are prepared to sell Dayot Upamecano for the right price – and Liverpool supporters have reacted on Twitter.

Upamecano, 22, has been mooted as a potential interest of Liverpool, who are in desperate need of a centre-back. A report from Goal claims that Leipzig are willing to sell their star defender if a realistic offer comes in.

Jurgen Klopp has previously revealed that Liverpool are unlikely to dip into the market in January, despite long-term injuries to Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez.

As a result, it seems, then, that any potential interest from Liverpool in Upamecano will have to wait until the summer window.

Still, the suggestion that Leipzig are willing to discuss the possibility of a transfer is certainly good news for Liverpool. Upamecano is arguably the best centre-back currently on the market, after all.

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In terms of a fee, it has been reported by Goal that Upamecano, a three time France international, has a release clause of £39 million that will become active in the summer.

His current contract at Leipzig is due to expire in 2023. Manchester United also share an interest in the former Salzburg defender.

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Liverpool fans react to Upamecano reports

With that said, it seems as if Liverpool supporters share a similar sense of optimism regarding the possibility of landing Upamecano in the summer.

Here are a selection of tweets responding to the latest reports…

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