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Barcelona encouraging Samuel Umtiti to leave

Barcelona are encouraging Samuel Umtiti to leave this summer. Marca says the French centre-back has found himself in the same situation for a number of transfer windows now, and the Catalans are again hoping to offload him this summer. The player himself has stood firm so far, as he has...
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Samuel Umtiti told to look for Barcelona exit - report

Samuel Umtiti has reportedly been told he’s surplus to requirements at Barcelona and to look for an exit following the return to the club of center-back Eric Garcia on a free transfer. Garcia’s return means the club now has six senior center-backs on the books ahead of the new season...
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Samuel Umtiti determined to stay at Barcelona - report

Barcelona president Joan Laporta is expected to make plenty of changes this summer, including offloading a host of players to raise funds and trim the wage bill. Lots of names have been rumored to be departing and center-back Samuel Umtiti has been a regular when it comes to updates on potential departures.
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Zenit in contact with Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti

Zenit St Petersburg have expressed interest in Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti. The France international has been on Barca's transfer list since the end of last season, but has generated little interest. Umtiti has managed just six appearances this term - all from the bench - but Zenit are prepared to...
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Liverpool show interest in Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti

Liverpool will have some tough decisions to make this summer. The Reds have been strongly linked with transfer moves for Red Bull Leipzig's Ibrahima Konate, Schalke's Ozan Kabak (who is currently on loan at Liverpool) as well as Inter Milan's Stefan de Vrij. However, a new name has come into play that may change the club's stance.
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Barcelona 'want to SELL Samuel Umtiti with AC Milan captain Alessio Romagnoli top of the list to replace him... but they are are also weighing up Ajax's Lisandro Martinez and Feyenoord's Marcos Senesi'

Barcelona are reportedly on the lookout for a low-cost left-sided centre-back this summer as they look to sell Frenchman Samuel Umtiti. Umtiti, who has been at the Nou Camp since moving from Lyon in 2016, has two years left to run on his current deal and has made just 10 LaLiga appearances this season, as a result of injury and being out of favour under Ronald Koeman.

Barcelona willing to let Samuel Umtiti leave for free this summer

Barcelona are ready to let defender Samuel Umtiti depart the club on a free transfer this summer, reports Diario AS (via Tribuna). Umtiti joined Barcelona from Lyon in 2016 for an estimated €25 million. He enjoyed a strong beginning to his career at La Blaugrana, winning one La Liga title and two Copas del Rey in his first two seasons, as well as a World Cup with France.

Jules Kounde and Samuel Umtiti: A world apart

Barcelona‘s Copa del Rey semi-final first leg with Sevilla was like a basketball game in many ways, end to end and thrilling, with the Andalusian hosts coming out on top 2-0. The most striking comparison of the night, according to a report in Mundo Deportivo, was between the two French...

Samuel Umtiti has run out of excuses at Barcelona

I want to preface what I’m about to say by noting that I am genuinely sorry for Samuel Umtiti. When he arrived at Barcelona, he was the real deal. A proper old school centre-back that could do it all and for a snip in the transfer market to boot. For...

REVEALED: Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti 'rejected a January move to Liverpool' as Jurgen Klopp scrambled to sign a defender with his centre-back injury woes piling up

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti reportedly turned down the chance to join Liverpool in the closing stages of the January transfer window. Liverpool were eager for reinforcements at centre-back given the injuries to Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip. As reported by The Athletic, Liverpool made an approach for...

Report: Liverpool considered Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti for January transfer

Liverpool wanted to sign Samuel Umtiti from Barcelona in the January transfer window, according to reports. This comes from The Athletic. They say that the English champions ‘briefly considered’ the prospect of signing the World Cup-winning defender. Umtiti, 27, was the subject of interest to Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards,...

Is Samuel Umtiti in the midst of a comeback?

Samul Umtiti has had some rough times, but he is having better days now. Is it too early to call it a comeback?. The French defender was on his way to, perhaps, being recognized as one of the best defenders in world football after arriving from Olympique Lyonnais to FC Barcelona. His impressive displays at club level were capped off with a FIFA World Cup win. Umtiti even scored the winning goal in the semifinal in that 2018 run.
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Samuel Umtiti returns to training at Barcelona

Samuel Umtiti has returned to training at Barcelona. The squad had a recovery training session on Monday, following Sunday night's 1-0 win away at Huesca. There is no time for Ronald Koeman's players to rest, however, as they will take on Athletic Club on Wednesday. The Basque club dismissed Gaizka Garitano last Sunday and announced they have reached an agreement for Marcelino to take charge.