Barcelona sign Sevilla defender Clément Lenglet - MD

According to the Catalan daily, Barça will pay the Sevilla centre-back's buy-out fee, regardless of whether Samuel Umtiti leaves or not.

Barcelona sign Sevilla defender Clément Lenglet - MD

Barcelona's season will officially reach its conclusion after Sunday's meeting with Real Solciedad at Camp Nou but behind the scenes, plans are underway to fine-tune weak links in the squad for the new campaign. Barça's technical department task is to rejuventate the squad and strengthen the subs' bench.

Lenglet in action against Real Madrid.

Umtiti still negotiating his future with Barcelona

According to today's edition of Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona will pay Clément Lenglet's 35 million euro buy-out fee, making the Sevilla central defender the club's first signing of the summer. An international with France, Lenglet is waiting to see what Samuel Umtiti decides to do regarding his future, although it seems he has agreed to sign for the Blaugranas regardless.

On their front covers today, MD and Sport also highlighted the declarations which Lionel Messi made to TyC Sports in which the Argentine ace was quoted as saying: “It would be terrible to see Neymar at Real Madrid”.