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Barça could benefit from Umtiti's good moment at Lecce

Published:12/02/2023 - 18:11h

Updated:12/02/2023 - 18:11h

Samuel Umtiti has been gaining prominence in his last games with Lecce. The Frenchman has been key in the defensive section for the Salentinos, who stay away from the relegation places

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After living an authentic ordeal during the wintry market of 2022, the cession of Samuel Umtiti to the Lecce lucía like the best possible stage for destrabar the situation. Of this way, the Barcelona team found him a new destination where could see minutes with regularity until reaching an optimum physical state that eventualmente allow to the club benefit when seeing that the level of the French approaches to the showed in previous years.

At present, Umtiti lives a good moment in the team salentino, that by the moments is ensuring his permanence in the division of honour of the Italian football when occupying the box number 14 with 24 points after 22 days, with a brecha of 10 units of the teams that find in the zone of danger to lose the category. All this thanks to the defensive solidity that the French has showed in his last parties.

'Big Sam' has enjoyed of some regularity in the Lecce. The trainer, Marco Baroni, has deposited his confidence in him in 10 of the last 12 parties when calling him to be in the field from the start. Even it has been along all the parties in the dates that have contested during the year 2023, except one in which it withdrew to the 75, adding key minutes that could follow elevating his level and even his price in the market of signings.

The champion of the world in 2018 signed one of his best participations in the tie in front of the Rome of José Mourinho to a goal by side. For then, the defender was the best player of the salentinos in the commitment, registering a total of 30 passes hit, 14 duels won, 62 passes and a pair of intercepciones to cut rushed forward of the attackers 'giallorossi', that could not desequilibrar the marker.

It would go back to the Barça at the end of the season

At present, Umtiti has a value of market that round the two million euros, in accordance with the skilled portal 'Transfermarkt'. His cession to the Lecce will be in force to the end of the season in course, by what could go back to the Barça once finalised this stage. For then, the Barcelona directive could evaluate how have of him in the future, possibly agreeing a new cession with better profits.

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