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The departure of Umtiti, when he falls: Barça negotiates his loan

Published:29/06/2021 - 01:19h

Updated:29/06/2021 - 07:38h

Everything indicates that Samuel Umtiti will leave FC Barcelona shortly. The club is working on leaving him in the form of a loan with an option to buy

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The 'operation gone out' of the FC Barcelona does not detain and in the dispatches of the Camp Nou already are working to concretise the traspaso of Samuel Umtiti this summer. Everything seems to indicate that the group blaugrana will achieve to arrive to an agreement with the Olympique of Marseilles so that the central French recale in the Stade Velélodrome from the season 2021-2022.

It fits to remember that it does so alone some days 'Him10Sport' announced from France that during the negotiations between the Barça and the French group by the signing of Konrad de la Fuente, the name of Umtiti jumped to the conversation and the directors of the Marseilles showed interest in doing with the index card of the defender of 27 years. Well, now 'Sportive World' has highlighted that the negotiations go very encarrilado and could arrive to a definite agreement in the next days.

The traspaso would arrive in shape of cession more an option of purchase, as you report them. The key figure in this moviento is Mateu Alemany, sportive director of the FC Barcelona, the one who has done use of his good relation with Pablo Longoria, president of the Marseilles, to achieve the exit of Umtiti of the Camp Nou during this window of transfers. desconoce, for the moment, if the Barça would assume a part of his annual wage (12 million euros) or if the French team will pay all the mount.

In any case, is a very positive news for the blaugrana, that need urgently recess the mass salarial and free the changing room, that is full. Besides, the Barça would be saving a good quantity of money by the French that, besides, does not form part of the approach of Ronald Koeman of face to the next season, after signing a very irregular course that was marked, mainly, by his failures and disconnections in important moments.

The 'operation cleaning', under way

The true is that the Barça is fulfilling one of his big aims for this summer. After the Nice confirmed that it went to exert the option of purchase on Jean-Clear Todibo, by some 8,5 million euros, the Barcelona picture can sack this week of three players more, if there is not some surprise in the negotiations.

In addition to Samuel Umtiti, is Konrad de la Fuente, the one who also would have a practically closed agreement with the Olympique Marseilles to play in the south of France by four seasons in return of 3,5 million euros that ingresarán in the arks of the Barça. Finally, it is Junior Firpo, very near of fichar by the Leeds United of Marcelo United, club that has won him to the AC Milan in the career by his index card.

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