Samuel Umtiti, player of the Barcelona

UMTITI IS NOT 100%

Umtiti trained with the group, but fell back from the summoned list

Published:1/11/2019 - 19:33h

Updated:1/11/2019 - 19:33h

Samuel Umtiti could have been the great novelty of the call against Levante, but the Frenchman has not finally entered the list. The Frenchman trained with the group this Friday, but Valverde has preferred not to risk with him

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Samuel Umtiti has gone back a player prescindible and of second row in the FC Barcelona of Ernesto Valverde. The injuries are lastrando to the French from does more than a year and does not attain to go out of this negative spiral. This course had to be the one of his recovery like head office of elite, but his physicist is going back him to play a bad past.

In what it goes of season, the alone defender has played a party of the 14 that has contested the Barça. It was two weeks ago against the Eibar in Ipurua, where left besides good feelings. This could have been the beginning of something for him, but finally only was an isolated fact. Few days afterwards announced that had annoyances in his knee and carries stopped since.

This Friday went back to train with the group and expected that it could be in the list of summoned against the Raise, but finally has not been like this. Ernesto Valverde has decided to leave him out of the same and has not wanted to force a knee already of by himself maltrecha from does a year. The Frenchman could go back against the Slavia this Tuesday, if all goes well these next days.

The 'Txingurri' already warned in press conference that was not clear that the central could play against the Raise. "We go to see how answers Umtiti to the training of today and will decide. They have come him some problems that already know of the previous year and the fault of continuity is therefore. To see if we attain to solve it of once. It is well have competition", commented.

The situation of Umtiti is worrisome

The true is that the situation of the ex of the Olympique of Lyon is already very worrisome of face to what subtracts of season. Perhaps, with luck, it leave backwards the injuries and can go back to be important, but to these heights few trust to recover his best version. It carries a year without being able to chain several consecutive meetings and there are a lot of doubts around his figure.

With a knee that does not give respite him, Valverde has to begin to look to another side to give him rest to Lenglet and Hammered. Todibo Has to begin to have important minutes in case it sees forced to play some crash stood out this campaign. This role would have to occupy it Umtiti, but with his physical problems is complicated to trust he to half or long term.

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