La Liga giants, FC Barcelona has reportedly reached a new deal with Samuel Umtiti, their defender. The deal is about ending his contract with the club two years ahead of the planned date.
Barcelona to terminate Samuel Umtiti’s contract
The French defender had been in contract with the Spanish giants which would have seen him with the club till the dn of the 2025-26 season; however, according to the club, there has been an advancement in termination of his contract.
Umtiti had been playing with Italian club, Lecce on loan on loan.
The 29-year-old had previously joined the Catalans back in 2016, 7 years ago. His time at the Camp Nou, has been far from smooth, and in fact has only been infested with injuries, especially in the final times with the club.
Umtiti’s early departure to lower Barcelona’s financial burdens?
The Frenchman was seen healthy and free from any injuries during his time in Italy with Leece. He has played a total of 25 matches with the Italian side.
Samuel Umtiti, in the country front, has also been a part of the 2018 World cup-winning squad of France. He has also made some significant contributions for Barcelona in winning their last two La Liga titles along with three Copa del Rey cups.