Jan 4, 6 months ago

Man City to battle for Barcelona defender

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Man City to battle for Barcelona defender , Latest on Transfer market . Barcelona landed Samuel Umtiti in 2016 from Lyon but the France international could soon be on his way out at the Nou Camp.



Manchester City will have to act quickly if they want to lure Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti away from the club, according to reports.

According to The Sun , Pep Guardiola has been preparing a £50m bid for the Frenchman.

Samuel Umtiti is likely to remain at the Camp Nou for “many more years,” according to Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde.

The centre-back has a £53million release clause in his contract with the Catalan club, which was set as a deterrent for other clubs to make a bid. Man City has to battle for Barcelona defender against rival Manchester United .



Man City to battle for Barcelona defender

However, considering the current transfer market and the inflated prices, Manchester United and Manchester City have both been linked with the centre-half an have been tipped to trigger his modest £53million release clause.

Umtiti is under contract at the Nou Camp until June 2021 but could be poached if a club decide to activate his buy-out clause.

He has made 19 appearances this term in all competitions but has suffered with a hamstring injury in recent weeks.



Valverde did admit that the defender’s current buyout clause could leave Barca open to losing Umtiti.

“To an extent, the buyout clause is made high so that you can’t buy the player,” he added.

“But, as time goes by, that fee doesn’t seem so high at all.

“But the player still has to want to leave.

“We’re very happy with Umtiti and I’m sure he’s going to stay here for a very long time.”

it will be exiting to see how Man City battle for Barcelona defender against rival Manchester United .



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