Samuel Umtiti set to leave Barcelona
The Frenchman has decided with the club to not feature against Pumas.
Samuel Umtiti will leave Barcelona. The French center-back is not part of Xavi’s plans and At 28 years old and after six at Barcelona, he is ready for a new beginning. Barcelona face Pumas in the traditional Trofeo Joan Gamper today but Umtiti will not be involved. The defender, by mutual agreement with the club, has decided to withdraw from the squad to focus on clarifying his future.
It’s a decision that has been agreed by both parties with the French defender focusing on being able to find the best solution for his hours in the next few hours. Xavi himself has approved the decision that the center-back will not be available for today, despite the fact that at first his name was on the squad list. In recent weeks several clubs have been asking about the Frenchman, who wants to find the right club to resume his career. Umtiti and Martin Braithwaite were excluded from the club’s American tour.