Manchester United miss out on signing Bundesliga player

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Manchester United have missed out on signing Red Bull Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano as the player has signed a new deal with the German side.

The Red Devils have been linked with the centre back as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants a new centre-back at the club.

United were also believed to be willing to meet Upamecano’s release clause, which was reported to be just €45 million (£40m).

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However, the centre-back yesterday signed a new contract at Leipzig that will keep him at the club until 2023.

The player’s new buyout clause is yet unknown, but it will almost certainly be significantly higher than the original.

Meanwhile, Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has revealed his club will only sell Kalidou Koulibaly for £81 million which makes a deal for him difficult.