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Samuel Umtiti to leave Barcelona for Lyon

Barcelona want to sell Samuel Umtiti and the defender is open to an exit. According to 'L'Equipe', the player wants to leave. Despite having offers from the Serie A and various French teams, the centre back has decided to return to Olympique de Lyon, the club that he left in 2016 in order to join the Spanish side.

Barcelona want to sell Samuel Umtiti and the defender is open to an exit. According to ‘L’Equipe’, the player wants to leave. Despite having offers from the Serie A and various French teams, the centre back has decided to return to Olympique de Lyon, the club that he left in 2016 in order to join the Spanish side.

Samuel Umtiti is fed up of waiting on the bench. He wants to be an important player and believes that leaving the Camp Nou is the only way to do this.

Barca want to sell Umtiti. The club needs to sell players and one of those sacrificed will be the Frenchman. The defender believes that this will also be beneficial for him.

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‘L’Equipe’ claim that Umtiti has picked his next destination. The centre back wants to return to Lyon, the club where he started his career and stayed with until 2016, when he left for Barcelona.

Umtiti has a number of clubs interested in him from Serie A and Ligue 1, but he wants to return to Lyon.

‘Marca’ report more about his future. They claim that his future will be decided next week. His departure, however, is imminent.

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