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Samuel Umtiti digging in his heels at Barcelona

Samuel Umtiti is digging in his heels at Barcelona.

While intermediaries are hawking the France defender across Europe, Umtiti doesn't want to leave the Nou Camp, says Sport.

It's been suggested Barca are so determined to clear Umtiti off the books that they're willing to sell for a knockdown €35m.

But the World Cup winner is determined not to be forced out - and believes he can count on the support of coach Quique Setien.

Setien would prefer to count on Umtiti, even if he's not a first-choice, than lose a player who clubs were being quoted €80-85m for just 12 months ago.

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