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Lyon ‘eyeing Samuel Umtiti reunion this summer’ – Sports Mole

September 27, 2020

Lyon could re-sign Samuel Umtiti from Barcelona during this summer’s transfer window, according to a report.

Lyonare reportedly interested in re-signingSamuel Umtitiduring this summer’s transfer window.

The 26-year-old only made 13 La Liga appearances during an injury-hit 2019-20 campaign and is believed to be surplus to requirements at Camp Nou.

Manchester Unitedhave been linkedwith a move for the France international, who couldallegedly be allowed to leave Barca for freedespite having a contract until June 2023.

However, according toL’Equipe, Lyon are also keen to bring the World Cup winner back to the club.

Umtiti turned out on 170 occasions for the French giants before moving to Spain, but he would allegedly have to lower his wage demands in order to secure a return to Les Gones.

The centre-back is not expected to be involved in Barca’s La Liga opener against Villarreal on Sunday night.