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Arsenal, Chelsea convinced landing Barcelona defender Umtiti for £26M

Arsenal and Chelsea expect Barcelona to make Samuel Umtiti available for a cut-price fee this summer.

The Daily Express says Arsenal and Chelsea are set to battle it out for the signing of Umtiti, and the Catalan giants are expecting both to make bids in excess of £26million.

Barca were previously asking for upwards of £35m for the Frenchman, but have dropped their valuation

Umtiti is one of many players Barcelona are expecting to lose this summer.

The La Liga leaders are set for a busy summer - whenever the window opens.

And Umtiti is set to be one of the players Barca allow to leave, with the French defender wanted by two Premier League clubs.

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