Barcelona announce €25m Umtiti capture
Barcelona have announced the signing of France defender Samuel Umtiti from Lyon for 25 million.
Umtiti, 22, has agreed a five-year contract at the Camp Nou and his buyout clause stands at 60m.
A statement on the club’s official website said he would arrive in Barcelona for a photo session tomorrow and undergo his medical on Friday morning before putting pen to paper on the contract.
Umtiti, who made 170 appearances for Lyon after making his debut for the club in the 2011-12 season, can play at centre-back or left-back.