In summer, Dayot Upamecano joins Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich has signed RB Leipzig center-back Dayot Upamecano. The 22-year-old Frenchman has agreed on a five-year deal with the German champions. Bayern paid the defender’s buy-out clause, worth a reported 42.5m euros (£38m) The defender had also been linked with Manchester United, Chelsea, and Liverpool.

The German champions are four points clear of second-placed Leipzig in the Bundesliga. The two sides face each other in the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday.