Arsenal fan urges Raul Sanllehi to sign Dayot Upamecano

first_img Top articles Read More Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 1 Jan 2020 12:36 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.2kShares Arsenal have been heavily linked with Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano (Picture: Getty)Arsenal are scouring the market for defensive reinforcements this January and two fans took it upon themselves to try and push through a move for RB Leipzig star Dayot Upamecano.The Gunners have reportedly released the funds for Arteta to sign two defenders and Upamecano, 21, has been identified as the club’s priority transfer target.Upamecano, who joined Leipzig back in 2017, is regarded as one of the finest young defenders in Europe and the Bundesliga club value him at around £80million which could all but rule out a deal.However, Arsenal have made two enquiries for the France Under-21 international and Head of Football Raul Sanllehi has been at the heart of negotiations.ADVERTISEMENT by Metro Read More Read More Arsenal fan urges Raul Sanllehi to sign Dayot Upamecano 1 min. story Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Skip Coming Next Read More Arsenal head coach Arteta admits the club have been forced to reevaluate their January transfer plans following Calum Chambers’ injury.‘We will discuss in the next few days, internally, where we can improve the squad,’ the Spaniard said.‘Because at the moment we have a lot of injuries like I said.‘Some of them might be long term as well, so we have to adapt the plan.’ About Connatix V67539 Manchester United captain Harry Maguire center_img SPONSORED Arsenal v Man United: Mikel Arteta looks ahead to New Year’s Day clashTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 4:22FullscreenArsenal v Man United: Mikel Arteta looks ahead to New Year’s Day clashhttps://metro.co.uk/video/arsenal-v-man-united-mikel-arteta-looks-ahead-new-years-day-clash-2079076/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.MORE: Jose Mourinho prepares £30m bid for Man Utd transfer target Ricardo Pereira Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE 1/1 / Advertisement PLAY Comment Skip Ad Raul Sanllehi with Edu will be working on potential deals for Arsenal this January (Picture: Getty)Upamecano is refusing to put pen to paper on a new contract at Leipzig and is open to a move to the Premier League this winter.AdvertisementAdvertisementAmid growing speculation of a possible switch to north London, a pair of Arsenal supporters filmed themselves approaching Sanllehi in the stands at the Emirates holding a phone with a picture of Upamecano.One of the fans told Sanllehi that Upamecano is a ‘very good player’ and the Arsenal chief responded ‘I know’ with smile and a nod.Here is a video of me and @TwoFourFours telling Raúl to buy him. Our work here is done pic.twitter.com/YLdPc2BOSl— TikiTakaConnor (@TikiTakaConnor) December 30, 2019 Video Settings Read More Full Screen Advertisementlast_img