Koeman has said that Umtiti could be available to return to Barcelona's first team in two weeks.
has not played yet forBarcelona
this season but he is working hard to resolve the issue he’s had with his left knee.
This French player has worked at the Ciutat Esportiva and home with some specific machines that are designed for resolving his knee problem.
His recovery was halted due to the covid-19 restrictions in the summer, but he is seriously resuming his efforts to recover now.
He turned down offers from France and Italy in the summer because he is eager to make a success of his career in Barcelona.
Umtiti has extended his contract with Barcelona until 2023 in 2018 with a release clause set at €500 million.
were monitoring him at the time, and shortly after the deal was signed he won the
His knee has been in constant trouble ever since however, the club has not put any pressure on him for conservative treatment and surgery.
Umtiti has been a bit disappointing in recent months, but he is in a good mood. He is said to have a good relationship withRonald Koeman
and the coach is satisfied with his recovery.
Koeman stressed that his problem must be solved quickly, it will be the last chance for a footballer whose career has been so stagnated by injury.