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newsfootballa month ago

Barcelona confirm that Samuel Umtiti has signed for Serie A side US Lecce on loan

In a statement, Barcelona have confirmed rumours that Samuel Umtiti has signed for newly promoted Serie A side US Lecce on loan this summer. The Frenchman has endured a tough few years at the Camp Nou, making just 34 appearances over the last two years thanks to injuries and other issues.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Reports | Barcelona looking to terminate Samuel Umtiti’s contract in coming months

According to Sport, Barcelona are looking for a way to terminate Samuel Umtiti’s contract after it has emerged that the defender has no place in new manager Xavi Hernandez’s team. The Frenchman has endured a torrid time with injuries over the last few years and has struggled to thrive for the club.
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newsfootballa year ago

Cried in the meeting with Joan Laporta, reveals Samuel Umtiti

Barcelona star Samuel Umtiti has claimed that he cried during a meeting with the club president Joan Laporta in an emotional conversation as the Spanish club offered to let him leave for free during the summer. Umtiti has failed to establish himself at the club following a knee injury in 2018.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Reports | Manchester United and Arsenal interested in Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti

Manchester United are believed to take advantage of Samuel Umtiti’s situation and are ready to spend for the French defender, who is deemed an ideal partner for Harry Maguire. Umtiti has shifted below in the pecking order after enduring constant injuries, and has lost his spot to Clement Lenglet.
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newsfootball3 years ago

I'm sorry but I'm staying at Barcelona, reveals Samuel Umtiti

Samuel Umtiti arrived at Barcelona three years ago as a highly rated prospect, but hasn't left the mark everyone was expecting. The 25-year-old is constantly switching from the first eleven to the bench with Clément Lenglet, and was even rumoured to be included in Neymar's deal this summer.
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featurefootball3 years ago

July 31 | European football transfer round-up

Time waits for nobody, and with less than eight days left for the Premier League’s transfer window to slam shut, the drama has picked up. The other four leagues, on the other hand, time to spare but with less than a month left, it’s time to start panicking and dig into a few juicy sagas.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Reports | Manchester United back in the race for Samuel Umtiti

Manchester United are back in the race for Barcelona star Samuel Umtiti, as the Red Devils look to move on from Harry Maguire. They’ve been heavily linked with a move for Maguire, but with Barcelona open to selling Umtiti, a move is more than possible and at a fee much lower than £90 million.
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