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West Ham, RB Leipzig eyeing SC Freiburg defender Robin Koch

West Ham United are eyeing SC Freiburg defender Robin Koch.

Koch has emerged as one of the brightest young talents in Germany this season, which has included a national team call.

Fussball Transfers says RB Leipzig see Koch as a replacement for wantaway defender Dayot Upamecano. However, they'll face competition from England, where the Hammers are keen.

It's also emerged intermediaries from a top six Premier League club has been in touch.

Just last month, Koch, tied to Freiburg until 2021, said: "It is clear that I want to take the next step."

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