Man United on alert as Bundesliga centre-back dreams of playing for them

German sides RB Leipzig highly-rated central defender Dayot Upamecano has said that he dreams of one day playing for Premier League giants Manchester United, TEAMtalk reports.

The Red Devils were linked with the 19-year-old star back in October, alongside Serie A sides AC Milan.

Speaking to French football programme Telefoot the centre-back named Manchester United, alongside two La Liga giants, as one of the teams that he wished of playing for a child.

“As a youngster, you dream of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United, but to get there, you have to work.”

“I’m very proud of myself, very happy. I have to keep going in the same direction.”

“I have to aim higher. My preference for the moment is Leipzig. Afterwards, we’ll see.”

British free newspaper The Metro reports that the likes of Barcelona and The Gunners are also said to be keeping a close eye on the 19-year-old centre-back.

Dayot Upamecano has established himself as one of RB Leipzig’s first choice central defenders this campaign after joining from their brother club Red Bull Salzburg in the summer transfer window.