Samuel Umtiti in a match with Lecce


Olympique Lyon could be Barça's 'balm' with Umtiti

Published:23/05/2023 - 14:05h

Updated:23/05/2023 - 14:05h

Samuel Umtiti has made it clear that his wish is to return to Olympique Lyon during the summer. The central defender has recovered his best version and does not view a Lecce departure with bad eyes

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Samuel Umtiti will be in the market once his agreement of cession with the Lecce come to an end. The central has recovered his best version in Italy and understands that it will not take place in the FC Barcelona, with the one who has a valid agreement until summer of 2026. It is thus that several clubs are after his steps and will be he the one who will have the frying pan by the mango.

The Rome and the one of Milan would see with good eyes his incorporation when leaving clear that his injuries are thing of the past, what opens him the door to compete again in Europe. However, his wish would go through to return to his natal country and see again the faces with old known.

Umtiti Wants to go back to the Lyon

Like this it ensured it the own Umtiti in an interview conceded to 'Channel Plus', where confirms that the Olympique Lyon could be his destination to future and speech a lot of this with Alexandre Lacazette. "Really we speak on the fact that it would like us go back to play together before finalising our careers. Still it is too prompt to say it", aimed the defender.

On the same line, it has appreciated to the opportunity that has given him the Lecce to go back to feel important on the terrains of game. "All thought that my career was finish, but came to Italy to recover me and feel me well like footballer to go back to reach the heights. The Lecce has been a springboard in which I have felt me very well and have been able to show things", affirmed 'Big Sam'.

The Lecce wants to retain him

Now, although from Lecce would want to follow having his services, the true is that it will depend on that the other teams withdraw of the bidding. The Barça will leave him go and understands that it can embolsarse a mount near to the four million euros by his traspaso, something that will help with the Fair Play financial when generating extraordinary income and free mass salarial.

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