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Real Betis president Haro confident Bartra won't be lost to Barcelona

Real Betis president Angel Haro is confident keeping hold Marc Bartra during the winter market.

The defender has been linked with a return to Barcelona ahead of the January transfer window.

"Barça did not contact us for Bartra," insisted Haro, who was also asked about rumours that Bartra could leave for half his current €60m buyout clause.

"No, that's not right," added the president.

Fitness doubts for Samuel Umtiti and Thomas Vermaelen has Barca seeking an experienced, defensive signing for next month.

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