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Xavi was appointed to the FC Barcelona bench last November in a very particular context: the residents of Camp Nou are in the grip of great financial difficulties and must separate from several elements. The former metronome of the Catalan training still wanted to assess the different players in his workforce before deciding. He would have been pleasantly surprised by the physical form of Samuel Umtiti, to the point of fully reintegrating the French world champion into his group. However, after a few weeks, the situation is not the same.
Umtiti to Turkey?
The powerful central defender trained at Olympique Lyonnais could therefore be the subject of a departure this winter. Several suitors are interested in his services, but the disproportionate salary demands of the native of Yaoundé, now aged twenty-eight, could discourage some teams. In any case, that does not seem to bother the Turkish team of Fenerbahçe, who would welcome the arrival on the Bosporus coast of the French in the event of the departure of his Hungarian international Attila Szalai. Last summer, Umtiti did not follow up on an interest from Beşiktaş, who had just won the championship.
A French international from FC Barcelona could join Turkey this winter. This is Samuel Umtiti. The French world champion would be tracked by the formation of Fenerbahçe. The player trained at Olympique Lyonnais is also followed in Ligue 1.