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Samuel Umtiti, the central that arrives endorsed by Éric Abidal

Published:4/06/2016 - 09:27h

Updated:4/06/2016 - 14:29h

The ex footballer of the FC Barcelona Erica Abidal endorsed does months the signing of Samuel Umtiti by the Barça when leaving clear that treats of a footballer "of world-wide class". The defender of the Olympique of Lyon has 22 years and a spectacular future

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After from the Catalan press informed that andl FC Barcelona would have tied the signing of the central of the Olympique of Lyon Samuel Umtiti, many have afanado for knowing who is really this central Cameroonian of 22 years. Umtiti, that carries in the first team of the Olympique from does four seasons, has stood out in this 2015-2016 for being one of the strongest irruptions of the football Frenchman.

Been born in Africa but adopted by the French country, in which it lives from does years, forms part of the incipiente quarry of the Olympique of Lyon that comes hitting strong. Of the generation of 1993, Umtiti is considered one of the feeling of Tie it 1. Already with hardly nineteen years was called to be the alternative to big historical central that went through the team like Alex, Cris or the myth blaugrana Eric Abidal. International with France, with to the that will play the next Eurocopa 2016, won the respect of the same ex footballer blaugrana.

And it is that Abidal said of him does months that Umtiti is a player of world-wide class qualified to play in the best clubs of the world. That is to say, it gave his beneplácito to the signing by part of the FC Barcelona when hardly they existed rumours. Now, these words of the ex French footballer are the best letter of presentation for the boy.

With a spectacular physical power, Umtiti measures 1,81 metres and weighs 75 kilos. In addition to fast stands out by his defensive solidity, that does him be an authentic wall. It stands out also for being a big marker and for having a very good exit of balloon, something that will go him of perlas in Can Barça. Another of the big qualities of the footballer is his polivalencia, that does him can act also of good way in the left-handed side, where the Barça has Jordi Alba and Adriano, being the Brazilian ready to go out of the team.

In his first season in the elite played eighteen parties, in the 2011-2012. Since, his average of meetings has not gone down of the thirty. It is a fixed in the team of Lyon and has experience in Champions League, where premièred this same campaign. A season, this 2015-2016, in which it has played a total of 38 meetings like headline and has marked a goal.

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