Missing out on the actual Dayot Upamecano, it appears Arsenal and Leicester City have now turned their attention to the next Dayot Upamecano.
The RB Leipzig defender, who will transfer to Bayern Munich in the summer, started his career at Valenciennes in France before moving to RB Salzburg in 2015.
Well, the French club appears to be a factory for promising centre-backs, because both the Foxes and the Gunners are keeping an eye on Ismaël Doukouré, a 17-year-old centre-back who already has 15 appearances with the first-team.
Strasbourg in Ligue 1 are also on the case, according to Foot Mercato, while Leicester and Arsenal are said to ‘have their eye’ on the defender ‘who is already being compared to Dayot Upamecano due to his precocity and position’.
Currently under contract until 2023, there’s still time for him to grow at Valenciennes, but if both Premier League clubs have something to say about it, especially the Foxes following their success with Wesley Fofana, he may end up in England sooner rather than later.