EX Manchester United star Gerard Pique reportedly told Messi that Umtiti wants to leave
Barcelona star Lionel Messi is said to be currently livid after he was told that Samuel Umtiti is considering leaving the Catalans for a move to Manchester United.
Former Manchester United star Gerard Pique reportedly told the Argentine international that his partner at the central defense wants to leave the Spanish La Liga.
Samuel Umtiti has established a reputation as one of Europe’s top center-backs since moving to the Nou Camp from Lyon in 2016.
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And his form has attracted plenty of admiring glances from across the continent, with Jose Mourinho eyeing him up.
According to the report by Diario Gol, Pique has warned Messi and his team-mates that Umtiti will leave if Barcelona do not renew his contract.
And the Frenchman is said to have already agreed terms with the Premier League giants, who’ll pay him more than what he’s asking Barcelona for.
This latest information is now said to have made Lionel Messi gobsmacked because he does not want Samuel Umtiti to leave Barcelona.
Earlier, Winnaija.com.ng had reported how Argentine football star Lionel Messi was said to be aware of Manchester United’s interest to sign Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti at the end of the season.
Manchester United are planning to spend big in the summer as the Red Devils’ coach Jose Mourinho has made a list of some players he wants.
Frenchman Samuel Umtiti is among the players Manchester United are planning to sign at the end of the season as Mourinho wants to boost his defense.