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Put within the closet by Xavi and change into undesirable in Catalonia, the way forward for Samuel Umtiti is written elsewhere. Hampered by repeated accidents within the final 3 seasons, the one who launched France towards Belgium on July 10, 2018 may effectively discover the championship which noticed him explode. Whereas Turkey and Besiktas have been eyeing him since final summer season, Umtiti favors a return to Ligue 1 and extra significantly to OL. A observe additionally desired by the Barcelona board who want to promote the defender to his coaching membership. On the Lyon aspect, no strategy has but been made.
Different Ligue 1 groups in ambush
If the Lyon observe didn’t come to fruition, a number of groups within the French championship could be considering an arrival from the Blaugrana. Stade Rennais might be tempted by an strategy, particularly within the occasion of qualification for the Champions League. Within the South of France too, the state of affairs of Samuel Umtiti is scrutinized with curiosity since OGC Good and Montpellier could be within the working for the recruitment of the previous worldwide.
For its half, Barça says it is able to facilitate the departure of its central defender by means of a mortgage wherein the Catalan membership may take over a part of the wage.
Samuel Umtiti, who has solely performed one La Liga recreation this season, ought to go away FC Barcelona this summer season, and enjoys nice reputation in Ligue 1. The defender favors a return to Lyon whereas Rennes, Good and Montpellier may welcome him.