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Club tell Frenchman he’s not in their plans for next season
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Club tell Frenchman he’s not in their plans for next season

It's no news that Barcelona's defense was at sixes and sevens last season and conceded 7 goals from direct defensive errors in their domestic campaign. In addition to that, five penalties were given away and this has raised concerns about the future of the defenders at the club and possible replacements. One of the players that will likely be affected by the cut in order to revamp the club's backline is Samuel Umtiti based on a report by Alfredo Martinez. The French defender has been told that he is not in the club's plans ahead of the 2021/22 season. Umtiti was formerly regarded as the next big thing with regards to quality center-backs in Europe some time ago. The Frenchman picked up a pressing injury but refused to undergo surgery as it would prevent him from participating in ...