Arsenal may well be kicking themselves now, as they almost signed Dayot Upamecano for just £1 million back in 2015 when Arsene Wenger was in charge.
Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for the RB Leipzig central defender for a number of months now, but he is looking like an expensive acquisition.
The centre-back is a player who Arsenal have now been tracking for some time.
The Gunners had spotted the Frenchman’s talents at a very young age and were keen to bring him to North London, but they were unable to get the deal done in the end.
Arsenal must now be regretting not getting that potential transfer over the line as Upamecano has gone from strength to strength.
The powerful defender is so composed in possession and looks just what Arsenal are missing right now.
The problem for Mikel Arteta’s side is that Upamecano’s talents are now widely known, and if Arsenal are to sign him they are going to have to pay a heavily inflated fee now.
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