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Video: ‘This man can do it all’ – Liverpool centre-back target scores emphatic goal for RB Leipzig

Reported Liverpool target Dayot Upamecano proved that his skillset doesn’t end with defending after scoring a brilliant goal for RB Leipzig against Hertha Berlin.

Journalist Duncan Castles revealed that the Reds are targeting Upamecano, who would be the perfect stand-in and eventual partner for Virgil Van Dijk, who could be out for the season with a knee injury.

The 21-year-old France international looks certain to be one of the best centre-backs of his generation, with his defensive maturity far beyond his years and his distribution from the back accomplished and classy.

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However, it’s not his defensive prowess which Upamecano has put on display today against Hertha Berlin. Rather, he’s proven that he’s a threat in the opposition’s final third. Have a look at this cracking goal.

In the absence of Van Dijk, Liverpool could really do with drafting in a player of Upamecano’s quality to sure them up at the back. His contributions in the other penalty area would be a nice bonus for Jurgen Klopp, too.

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