At lengthy remaining, Luis Enrique could have greater alternatives to pick from at center lower back.
Earlier nowadays, French newspaper L’Equipe and Spanish tabloid Mundo Deportivo discovered that Cameroonian-born center again Samuel Umtiti will join the la Liga champions this summer time. Both assets indicate that Barcelona and Olympique Lyon agreed on a transfer rate of €30 million.
Umtiti can also assist out in defense as a left returned, imparting greater intensity to Barcelona’s getting old protective line. His signing will offer greater options for educate Luis Enrique, thinking about Javier Mascherano and Jeremy Mathieu done as Gerard Pique’s companions during most of the recently concluded season.
The 22-year vintage defender played over a hundred video games with Olympique Lyon for the reason that his debut back in the 2011-2012 season.
In step with L’Equipe, Barcelona needed to pay an extra €10 million to signal the player, who became also being sought out through Arsenal, Manchester city and real Madrid.
The player is ready to begin his first recreation with the French senior squad this Sunday, taking Adil Rami’s place in Didier Deschamps’ lineup. He can be unveiled as Barcelona’s new middle again once the european opposition comes to a near.