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Real Madrid coach Zidane rivals Klopp for RB Leipzig defender Upamecano

Real Madrid are joining the interest arriving for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano.

The French youngster has been linked with Liverpool this week - with German sources suggesting their interest has kicked RBL into action about a new deal for the defender.

Don Balon says Real coach Zinedine Zidane is also a fan, having followed Upamecano's progress for the past three years.

Zidane has discussed signing a new centre-half in January with president Florentino Perez and Upamecano's name has been raised.

However, his priority target remains Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte.

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