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RB Leipzig rule out Dayot Upamecano sale: “You don’t renew your contract just to change.”

RB Leipzig sporting director Markus Krösche has ruled out a departure for Dayot Upamecano this summer after the Frenchman signed a contract extension.

“He will definitely stay with us next season,” said Krösche. “You don’t renew your contract just to change again.”

The 20-year-old central-defender signed a contract extension with the Bundesliga club until 2023 which has a reported release clause of around €42 million. The clause comes into effect next summer.

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