Fri 23 June 2023 | 17:03

A Barcelona defender is about to join Lyon.

Samuel Umtiti a Barcelona defender is about to join the ranks of Lyon



player is close to leaving the Camp Nou to make way for the Catalan club to conclude new deals.

According to a Spanish newspaper, French defender

Samuel Umtiti

, a Barcelona defender, is about to join the ranks of


, France.

Umtiti has a contract with Barcelona until 2026, and last season he played on loan at Italian club


. And the newspaper continued is currently negotiating with Umtiti about the annual salary that he will receive with the team.

She noted that Barcelona will provide all possible facilities in order to speed up Umtiti's departure to Lyon. She indicated that Lyon is close to completing the sale of his defender 

Castillo Lukiba



for 30 million euros, which helps him settle the Umtiti deal.

Barcelona is looking forward to saving money from Umtiti's departure, specifically his annual salary, which contributes to reducing salaries for the team.



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