Posted on October 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. by Th.B.
Having become undesirable at FC Barcelona when it was a time unavoidable, Samuel Umtiti would not be encouraged to look elsewhere. Quite the contrary.
The blaugrana adventure of Samuel Umtiti had started so well. From 2016, the moment of his arrival to 2018, the moment of his consecration with the French Team at the World Cup in Russia, the one who is nicknamed Big Sam was at his peak and above all untouchable within the hinge central FC Barcelona alongside Gerard Piqué . However, a major knee injury redistributed the cards. And since then, Umtiti is more perceived internally as a deadweight due to his very high salary since his extension in June 2018. Contractually linked to FC Barcelona until summer 2023 , Samuel Umtiti intends to go to the end.
Samuel Umtiti is “sure” to be able to honor his contract until its term at Barça!
Asked to speak about his future at FC Barcelona during an interview with Mundo Deportivo, Samuel Umtiti shared his conviction that he could honor his contract until its term, namely June 2023. “Yes, I am sure”. Here is the brief message that the world champion gave before discussing his position on the release voucher he had from the leaders of FC Barcelona . “This issue was dealt with by my representatives, I was very involved in my work and that's it. If I have considered using this discharge voucher? No, no, I didn't ”.