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WILL NOT PLAY IN CARTAGENA

Samuel Umtiti turns on the alarms again

Published:12/11/2019 - 16:56h

Updated:12/11/2019 - 18:17h

This Wednesday, FC Barcelona will play a friendly match against Cartagena in which Samuel Umtiti will not play, which turns on the alarms about his fitness

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While 13 players of the first team of the FC Barcelona find concentrated with his selections and others -as Jordi Alba, Nélson Semedo or Ivan Rakitic- keep in the dry dam by injury, the rest of the available follow training to the orders of Ernesto Valverde and this Wednesday have played a friendly party against the Cartagena.

Only seven players of the first team -Net Walled, Gerard Hammered, Ousmane Dembélé, Carles Aleñá, Sergi Roberto, Junior Firpo and Carles Pérez- went in in the list of summoned for cartagena, of the same way that some canteranos -as Riqui Puig, Ronald Araújo or Álex Hill- to which follows them the track in seen to his possible paper in the first team.

But it gave an odd absence to the hour that suspicious: the one of Samuel Umtiti. As they informed from the FC Barcelona, the central French remained out of the announcement by technical decision, descartando any physical problem. However, everything results very suspicious, and more when we speak of a footballer that more than ever needs to go taking rhythm of competition through any type of party.

If Umtiti was in physical conditions to play, the logical had been that Ernesto Valverde had summoned him and had given him minutes, but did not go like this. A player that, according to the official version, is healthy, remained out of the team. Treating of a footballer with a record of injuries so terrorífico in the last two years, is normal that all go back suspect.

Umtiti And his physical problems

Samuel Umtiti carries long dragging physical problems and, in concrete, from finals of 2017. Everything began with a muscular injury that kept him was a pair of months, but afterwards began the problems with his knee that, in spite of the recommendations of the doctors, the French did not want to fix by means of an operation.

Since, Umtiti hardly has been able to have continuity. The French has lost numerous announcements and has been separated of the titularity by Clément Lenglet, that has finish him removing the place at the side of Gerard Hammered. Even to day of today, any movement of the French generates worry by his physical state.

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