Samuel Umtiti arrives to a concentration of the French selection


The five reasons by which Valverde has to trust Umtiti

Published:5/08/2017 - 23:57h

Updated:5/08/2017 - 23:57h

During the last hours has circulated the rumour that the arrival of Íñigo Martínez answers to the little confidence that Ernesto Valverde has in his head offices, between them Samuel Umtiti. This is the list of reasons by which the Txingurri has to believe in the French

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Although after a lot of years this summer the Barça seemed to have closed the defence, in the last days there have been movements in the market and the club could do with the services of Íñigo Martínez. As they have aimed some informations, the central would be a request expresses of Ernesto Valverde, that does not trust too much in Marlon Santos, Thomas Vermaelen and Samuel Umtiti.

The main victim by the arrival of the still defence of the Real Sociedad, an old Barcelona aim, would be in principle Marlon Santos, to the that his youth and his condition of non-EU would push out of the changing room in a cession that would allow him finish of curtirse in a team of First Division.

However, it does not understand that one of the distinguished was Umtiti, that marvelled in his first year like Barcelona and seemed, after long, the ideal couple for Gerard Hammered. In case the rumours were true and Valverde did not finish of congeniar with the ex of the Lyon, in FCBN have elaborated a list of reasons by which the Frenchman yes is a player for the Barça.

The reasons by which Valverde has to believe in Umtiti


Although in his first season like Barcelona suffered with some uncomfortable injury, Samuel Umtiti is a portento physical. With 1,82 metres of height, the French has a big power to level of resistance, strength, speed and build, what turns him into a difficult obstacle to surpass.


Even with his stood out physical qualities, Umtiti is not exento of a debugged technical, an indispensable stamp to fit in the closing of the defence of the Barça. To the of Yaundé does not burn him the balloon in the feet, and is able to select the best option and deliver game thanks to his remarkable capacity of pass.


Samuel Umtiti carries being a reference since it debuted very young in the eleven of the Lyon. To his 23 years already is all a veteran, and with the way that remains him by in front only can turn into a better head office of what already is. Still it has to pulir some of his qualities, but is more than ready to be headline in a so demanding group like the Barcelona.


The character of the French also is a point to have very in account. His humility, joy and capacity of sacrifice turn him into a piece wished in any changing room. In spite of his youth, Samuel has the head very very furnished, and that's why it is conscious of the challenge that supposes to play in the Barça.


In case it did not suffice with the good feelings that left the French after his first year in the Camp Nou, the numbers also are of his part. Of the 43 meetings that played in his first season, 35 were victories, 3 were ties and only there were 5 defeats, some figures that highlight his good adaptation to his arrival to a big of Europe.

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