Barcelona an­nounce €25m Umtiti cap­ture

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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.

Sa­muel Umtiti

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