#TransferLatest: Umtiti Signs For Barca

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Barcelona has announced the signing of French defender, Samuel Umtiti from Lyon. The centre-back signs a five-year deal at the club.

The La Liga giants sign the defender for €25 million, with a buyout clause of €60 million.

Umtiti had his debut with Lyon in 2011, and has 170 appearances for the club. He has also won the Coupe de France and Trophee des Champions.

The France international also won the Under-20 World Cup in 2013, and has earned three caps for the senior team, playing 90 minutes against Iceland and Germany at Euro 2016 before featuring against Portugal in the final.

Umtiti will undergo a medical and sign his contract on Friday ahead of being officially presented as a Barcelona player.



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