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Dayot Upamecano deemed too expensive by Bayern

By Rune Gjerulff

Dayot Upamecano has reportedly been deemed too expensive by the Bayern München bosses.

Dayot Upamecano.
Dayot Upamecano.Photo: GEPA Pictures/Roger Petzsche

Bayern München are currently looking unlikely to trigger the €60 million release clause of RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano, according to Kicker.

The German champions have shown interest in the young centre-back, but apparently consider him too expensive, at least for the time being.

Meanwhile, Bayern aren't too happy with the price tag of Bayer Leverkusen's Kai Havertz either, as per Kicker.

Although the Bayern bosses have noticed Havertz's drop in form this season, they recognize his extraordinary talent, but feel Leverkusen's asking price of more than €100 million is steep.

The Bavarians could potentially still be reigniting their interest in Manchester City winger Leroy Sané ahead of the summer transfer market, although the club bosses are reportedly starting to have have doubts about him.

Additionally, Bayern have been linked with Ajax youngster Sergino Dest as they search the market for a new right-back.

It seems highly unlikely that the German champions will be bringing in all the aforementioned players in the summer, though.

"You can't buy three top players in one year," Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic told Kicker about the club's transfer strategy.

"We have to consider what is best for the team, but also what is financially feasible. We'll never get ourselves into financial trouble," he added.

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