The 29-year-old striker has been impressive in recent weeks with four goals in his last four top flight outings, but the Frenchman has now entered the final 18 months of his contract at the Emirates.
The 22-year-old defender was strongly linked with both Liverpool and Manchester United last year but the Frenchman remained with the Bundesliga giants at the end of July.
Upamecano’s contract has a release clause of £40m, though, and Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff recently hinted that the centre-back could soon be on the move.
Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly placed emphasis on signing Mainz 05 striker Jean-Philippe Mateta in the January transfer window.
The 23-year-old forward has been in stunning form for the Bundesliga outfit during the 2020-21 campaign, contributing 10 goals in nine appearances across all competitions, including seven in eight German top flight.
Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar is still a target for the Premier League giants Arsenal.
The Gunners are still plotting a bid to sign the 22-year-old playmaker in the January transfer window.
According to the Italian media outlet Tuttosport, Mikel Arteta’s side are still interested in the France international despite failing to get a deal over the line in the summer transfer window.
Liverpool have allegedly earmarked RB Leipzig highly-rated defender Dayot Upamecano as their top transfer targets ahead of the January transfer window.
The Premier League champions are expected to be without Virgil van Dijk for the rest of the season due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury last weekend, meaning that a new centre-back is likely to arrive at the midway point of the campaign.