Club boss assures Chelsea target that he won’t be pressured to sell him

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Dayot Upamecano is regarded as one of the best young central defenders in Europe, and the young 22-year-old defender is garnering interest from Europe’s top clubs for his performance with German side RB Leipzig.

Upamecano will be out of contract in 2021, and has a release clause of €60m, but RB Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff has stressed that the Bundesliga outfit don’t feel any financial pressure and won’t lower the release clause of Upamecano.

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“We have an outstanding squad and could easily start the new season with this squad. It’s clear that we wouldn’t sell a player below value [even] if he wanted to,” he told Sportbuzzer.

“You can assume that we will have talks [with Upamecano] that will be to everyone’s satisfaction.”

Meanwhile, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s father appears to be keen to see his son extend his stay with Arsenal, after a recent post on Instagram.

Aubameyang who’s nearing the end of his Arsenal contract has been linked with a move to Chelsea, but in a post shared by Pierre-Francois Aubameyang, an image of the striker signing his first Arsenal deal was captioned with: “You know what you have to do bro @aubameyang97’.”

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