Arsenal fans demand Dayot Upamecano transfer after Djene Dakonam rumours emerge
Arsenal fans have demanded Dayot Upamecano’s signature despite rumours linking the Gunners with La Liga defender Djene Dakonam.
The north London side are on the lookout for a centre-back after Calum Chambers was ruled out for the season.
And Mikel Arteta has been tipped to battle rivals Tottenham for Dakonam , who has been a regular for Getafe this season.
But popular fan show AFTV has questioned whether a move for the 28-year-old is best.
Speaking on their transfer show, host Robbie Lyle said: “We need a centre-back – it’s really a problem problem for Arsenal.
“Is he the answer or should we go for someone better?
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“Spurs are interested and Monaco have had a bid rejected.
“We are heavily linked yet again.”
Lyle went on to praise the Getafe centre-back’s ability.
“There’s lots of rumours about him," he added.
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“He’s valued at about £22m.
“And he has featured in two previous La Liga teams of the year.
“He’s an unsung hero. People aren’t raving about him because he’s at a csmal club.
“But he’s been going about his business quietly and doing it very well.
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But the Gunners faithful made another suggestion.
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“[Dayot] Upamecano please,” one supporter said.
“I like Djene but he is small.”
The north London side have been linked with the centre-back who is into his third year with RB Leipzig.
But Arteta was warned off a move for the 21-year-old this month.
Another commented: “Go an get Upamecano.”
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While a third suggested the north London side should bide their time.
“If they are going to buy Upamecano next season, I’ll wait for it,” they said.
And a fourth added: “Wait for Upamecano.”
With a fifth simply saying: “Upamecano in the summer.”
It comes as the Gunners boss has admitted his is “working on three to four deals”.
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