Samuel Umtiti, in the bench during a party of the Barça


Barça adds a new defeat in its attempt to 'get rid of' Umtiti

Published:11/07/2022 - 01:03h

Updated:11/07/2022 - 01:03h

The FC Barcelona has at least three summers treating to sell to Samuel Umtiti, or at least yield it, but has not been possible. Between his little disposal to go out and his poor performance, the culés have not been able to move with ease to the defender

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The FC Barcelona has fit with disappointment the course backwards of the Rennes in his interest for incorporating to Samuel Umtiti. The negotiations were so advanced that the central French had travelled to France to close the agreement, but reticencias inside the entity on his physical state and the possibility to do with the services of Morato, the promising central Brazilian of the Benfica, have thrown for backwards the operation.

In the breast of the entity blaugrana gave already by safe the exit of Umtiti and now the sportive direction will have to start afresh the process to find him a destination. The feeling is of disappointment and frustration after two years of throw and slackens with the footballer. This is the third summer that the Barça tries to give off of an Umtiti that has not raised head from the World-wide of Russia 2018. The central played that tournament with problems in the knee and after proclaiming champion did not want to go through the operating theatre.

In summer of 2020, the Barça had very advanced the negotiations with the Rome, but Umtiti denied in round to abandon the discipline blaugrana. A posture that has kept in all and each one of the windows of market up to now.

History endless

Manchester United, Inter, Arsenal, Naples and, very especially Olympique Lyon, Olympique Marseilles and Rennes, have tanteado his incorporation along the years. And the answer always has been the same. The problem always has rooted in the renewal that his brother and representative, Yannik Umtiti, started him to the Barça before the World-wide of Russia, under the threat to pay the 60 million his clause of rescission to join to the Manchester United of José Mourinho.

With 16 annual millions, the Barça situated him in the second scale salarial of the changing room, to the height of Iniesta or Luis Suárez. And clear, go out of the Barça had supposed for Umtiti, recess ostensiblemente these quantities.

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