Samuel Umtiti, during an act of renewal with the FC Barcelona


Umtiti Has almost guaranteeed the continuity in the Barça

Published:12/06/2019 - 18:35h

Updated:12/06/2019 - 18:36h

If it confirms finally the signing of Matthijs of Ligt by Paris Saint-Germain, Samuel Umtiti will have guaranteeed to 100% the continuity in the FC Barcelona the next season. The central French already left clear that his idea is to be still in the club

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It does some days, Samuel Umtiti already left clear in an interview conceded to 'RTLFrances' that his intention is to continue in the FC Barcelona, and that the next campaign will play in the Camp Nou. "Have an agreement, seat me happy in Barcelona. Have a season complicated, but no that's why I go to have wishes elsewhere", said, adding that "I will be the next season in Barcelona".

In spite of his intentions, the FC Barcelona no descartaba a possible traspaso if it arrived a tempting offer by his services, but as long as it confirmed the signing of Matthijs of Ligt to relieve him in the staff. The last informations ensure that Mino Raiola already is in the French capital to negotiate with Paris Saint-Germain, by what the Barça every time has fewer options to incorporate to the Dutch.

This will cause that Samuel Umtiti continue to the one hundred by one hundred in the staff culé, once have confirmed that Of Ligt index card by the PSG or by another big club of Europe that was not the Barça. The central Frenchman has valid agreement with the Catalan entity until 2023, and will struggle the next campaign for recovering the titularity that has snatched him Clément Lenglet.

It will not have it at all easy, taking into account the provision and progression that has showed the ex of the Seville in his first course like Barcelona. Samuel Umtiti, besides, needs to go back to be physically to the maximum, as it was it before the grave physical problems that have racked him during all the season 2018-19.

Umtiti Wants to go back to be the one of before

But if Umtiti achieves to recover the level of antaño, Ernesto Valverde will have to his disposal to three head offices of first level. The no-arrived of Of Ligt, besides, would allow that Jean-Clair Todibo could remain in the staff the next campaign, and like this go playing parties that help him in his progression. Has a big potential, and to base of minutes and opportunities of game could eclosionar.

The signing of Matthijs of Ligt without place to doubts is one of the big 'candies' of this next market of signings, but the FC Barcelona does not have reasons to go back crazy. It has of four complementary head offices, that aúnan experience, ambition and quality. Always it will be to time, besides, to attend again to the market in search of another central that gather the necessary conditions to triumph in the Camp Nou.

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