Samuel Umtiti, during a training with the Barça


Umtiti confesses: "Barça is Barça. I don't want to leave this way"

Published:26/10/2020 - 07:30h

Updated:26/10/2020 - 11:28h

Samuel Umtiti spoke in an interview about his future and the options he had to leave FC Barcelona in the last summer market. The Frenchman admitted that there were talks with Lyon

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Samuel Umtiti spoke in an interview for Channel + on his future, his state of form or the options that had to leave in the past market of signings of summer. The central French sinceró in his country and recognised that it never has wanted to go of the FC Barcelona. "I do not want to go me of the Barcelona, no of this way. The two last years have been the most complicated of my career", began saying.

The one of Yaoundé aimed that his bajón did not go by his knee, but it went much deeper, something that forced him to change totally his form of life. "Sometimes this sank me mentally. Recaía Every time, and with distinct injuries because it tried to compensate. It was not a problem of knee, was that had a total disequilibrium. I had to start afresh", it said. By all this, the defender has given a complete twist to his lifestyle.

Umtiti Still follows without the high medical

The frank-Cameroonian ensured that it has changed his diet completely and that his physicist and his state anímico also have changed to better by this reason. "I left to eat meat, fish and milk. Now I seat me better, sleep better. Never it had me sense so well physically. My body also has changed. I have lost 3 kilos and think that have recovered me. And never I have worked so hard. And I am happy therefore", commented.

After leaving clear that is every time better, the French cleared what occurred with the Olympique of Lyon in the past summer. It seems that there were negotiations, but at the end did not arrive to consummate , something positive for him, since his idea keeps on being to remain and triumph in the Camp Nou. "The Lyon is my club and is of my city. They were they those that gave me the opportunity to be seen and grow. There were negotiations, but was fast and did not happen at all. It had to can speak with a club, but will be sincere, the Barcelona is the Barcelona. I do not want to go me and less like this", it insisted.

On the other hand, 'Big Sam' left clear that has a good relation with Clément Lenglet, although the ex of the Seville is the one who has removed him the place so much in France as in the Barça. "It occupies my place, in the Barcelona and in the French selection. It does not bother me at all. On the contrary, I encourage it and there is very good understanding between us. We could play together. But I think that he knows it: when it go back, I will do anything to go back to my place and play. But there are not jealousies between us", stood out.

Umtiti Spoke of Dembélé and Griezmann

Finally, it referred to how they carry Ousmane Dembélé, Antoine Griezmann and he the criticisms of the barcelonismo and of the press. "Antoine, Ousmane and I often are together. All have lived time complicated. All nail us knives to our backs and want to kill us (between laughs). But, between us, we try to laugh us. We want to smile again", it finalised the Frenchman

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