Barcelona have agreed a €25 million deal for Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed.

Lyon owner and chairman Jean-Michel Aulas had said on Wednesday thatBarca had an “exclusive agreement” for France international Umtiti, 22, but added that talks were ongoing.

Speaking at a news conference on Thursday, Bartomeu said: “Barca have reached an agreement with Samuel Umtiti for the fixed sum of €25m.

 

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