Samuel Umtiti, during a match

HE WOULD LIKE TO RETURN TO LYON

Samuel Umtiti reveals his future intentions

Published:24/11/2019 - 22:26h

Updated:24/11/2019 - 23:39h

Samuel Umtiti works hard to leave his physical problems behind and become important again in Barça. In a relaxed talk with Lacazette he commented on several issues

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In summer of 2016, arrived to the FC Barcelona Samuel Umtiti, a promising central of the Olympique of Lyon by which the Barcelona club paid 25 million euros. The frank-Cameroonian did not take too much in surprising with his spectacular performance and, little by little, was displacing to Javier Mascherano of the titularity to do a place like indisputable at the side of Gerard Hammered.

However, his last year and half has been marked by the injuries and now Umtiti fight for going back to reencontrarse with his best version. Recently, in a distended talk in 'Team Orange Football' with the forward of the Arsenal and his compatriot Alexandre Lacazette, spoke about his projects of future, as well as of his vivencias in Barcelona and of some of his mates.

"No descarto go back to the Olympique of Lyon"

In the first place, Umtiti ensured that it seduces him a lot the idea to be trainer, as well as the one to go back to the Olympique of Lyon already was in active or to direct to the team. "It would like me be trainer. Volume notices of which have had, of his trainings and of what do", said, adding that "go back to Lyon is a possibility, like player or like trainer".

The central French also remembered with affection his arrival to the FC Barcelona, highlighting that the changing room received him of good wins. "All was very well, found me with players 'top', with all what have won, but saw that they are humble. Thanks to them it was very easy to adapt", commented, standing out that "the simplicity of the changing room of the Barça, because no expected it to me".

The best of the world, according to Umtiti

Also they asked him that it formed a team of five, with the best players that occurred him and Umtiti, did not have doubts and signalled only to Leo Messi "because with him already there would be sufficient". Nevertheless, it finish completing the selection of five: "Ter Stegen is very good and would be in my team of five with Messi, Umtiti, Lacazette and Iniesta".

Precisely it undid in praises on the midfield player of Fuentealbilla, showing his admiraciópn by him. "I adore to Iniesta and when I arrived to the club was impressed. What does Messi is extraordinary, but the of Iniesta is incredible: how it plays, how it is inside and out of the field... Calmed and very good. It is a player respected by all", affirmed.

Umtiti Also had time to kid on the physical appearance of Antoine Griezmann. "It does not like me at all the haircut of Griezmann and say it to him each morning, that has to cut it, but he comments us that has a project between hands", confessed, adding that "it says that it is very good in basketball and good... It is well, but it puts him more than what is".

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