Bayern Munich have signed RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano, with the Frenchman set to hitch the German champions on 1 July.
RB Leipzig say Bayern paid Upamecano’s buy-out clause, price a reported 42.5m euros (£38m).
Upamecano, 22, has agreed a five-year take care of Bayern.
“We’re convinced that Dayot will be a very important member of our team in the coming years,” stated Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic.
Upamecano, who had been linked to Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool, has been at Leipzig 4 and a half years and performed 139 video games.
European and world champions Bayern are 4 factors away from second-placed Leipzig within the Bundesliga.
Leipzig face Liverpool within the Champions League final 16, with the primary leg happening in Budapest on Tuesday.
Chief government Oliver Mintzlaff stated the membership wished to maintain Upamecano however the participant wished a “new challenge and to take the next step”.
“Dayot has shown outstanding development during his time in Leipzig, which is exemplary for our philosophy of finding young talents and consistently bringing them to the top level,” he added.
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