Despite the arrival of Xavi Hernndez, the situation of the French did not change for the board. In an extreme decision, the FC Barcelona I decided to terminate the contract Samuel Umtiti and leave the club in January. After a meeting of the Blaugrana board of directors, Joan Laporta He decided to give a devastating ultimtum to the French defender, who is criticized by all the fans and who, in order not to lose his salary of 13 million euros, rejected offers from many clubs in Europe.
After refusing to leave the FC Barcelona and release the salary bill, the club decided to clarify the picture: you have until January to get an offer and leave or FC Barcelona will terminate the formal unilateral contract.
“Ehe will be fired by FC Barcelona, even assuming that this could lead to the start of a dispute with the player, who will hardly stand idly by “, reported the newspaper Sport de Barcelona, which considers the departure due to interruption of the contract since Umtiti he has no offer with the conditions required by the French.
Throughout the last market of countries, Umtiti had offers from Lyon olympic, of the Benfica and even from the Juventus. However, no one can pay the 13 million euros they earn Umtiti and the defender has not yielded a bit to facilitate the exit.
The surprise is that Xavi He would no longer take it into account for his team, as it happened with Ronald Koeman and Quique Setin. The contract of Umtiti ends in June 2023 and if it were up to him, he would be in the FC Barcelona until then, but in the club, logically, they do not want to know anything for all that they have to pay him. The last interested in him was Newcastle but the offer was never made official and was left only in polls.
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