Leipzig formalize the signing of Simakan, the replacement of Upamecano

Dayot Upamecano will leave Leipzig next summer for the Bayern Munich and the set directed by Julian Nagelsmann He already has his replacement tied up. In fact, this Monday he made the signing of Mohamed official Simakan, a 20-year-old French-Guinean central defender who will reach the Leipzig coming from Strasbourg in exchange for 15 million euros and signing until June 2026.

As expected and continuing his policy of signing emerging players, he will be a footballer of the year 2000, two years younger than Upamecanowhoever takes his witness in the wake of this growing Leipzig.

Having passed through the quarry of the Olympique de Marseille during their training stage, Simakan Belongs to Strasbourg since 2017, having played in Ligue 1 in the summer of 2019. He is currently a permanent fixture in the team, acting as a central defender, although on occasion he has also played as a right-back.