Thomas Tuchel wants 22 year old Bundesliga star to be his first Chelsea signing

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According to reports, Thomas Tuchel has already identified his potential first signing as Chelsea boss.

German media outlet SportBild, as quoted by TEAMtalk claim Tuchel wants to make RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano his first signing at Stamford Bridge following his appointment.

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Tuchel will push the club to sign the French defender at the end of the season to bolster Chelsea’s defence.

Tuchel had Upamecano on his transfer wish-list during his time as Paris Saint-Germain boss and now wants to bring the defender to Stamford Bridge.

Liverpool FC, Manchester United and Bayern Munich are also thought to be interested in a swoop to sign the French defender in the summer.

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