Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: Xavi made a sensational decision for Umtiti!

Posted on November 29, 2021 at 11:00 am by AD

Samuel Umtiti is one of the few players that Xavi has not used since his return to FC Barcelona. A situation that would condemn the French defender to leave Barça. Moreover, the former OL could be the subject of an offer from the winter transfer window.

Sparkling under the colors of OL , Samuel Umtiti caught the eye of FC Barcelona. So much so that the blaugrana management went so far as to offer 25M € to snatch it from Jean-Michel Aulas in 2016 . After two convincing seasons with the Bar that, Samuel Umtiti was summoned by Didier Deschamps to compete in the World Cup 2018. A competition that the French defender played while he was in a delicate physical situation. And after being crowned with his world champion title, Samuel Umtiti experienced a real descent into hell at FC Barcelona. While he has just recovered of his big physical problems, the 28-year-old defender should not have the opportunity to revive in Catalonia, on the contrary.

Samuel Umtiti would no longer have a future at Barça

As Mundo Deportivo pointed out, Samuel Umtiti is one of the few players of FC Barcelona that Xavi has not used since his return. A situation that would say a lot. Indeed, Samuel Umtiti should no longer last for Barça. As indicated by the Spanish media, the former OL would today be condemned to leave. Under contract until June 30, 2023, Samuel Umtiti could even be the subject of an offer as early as January. Case to be continued …

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