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Samuel Umtiti eager to stay with Barcelona

Samuel Umtiti is eager to stay with Barcelona next season.

Sport says Umtiti doesn't want to leave FC Barcelona.

The French centre back heard the rumours about being 'up for sale' this summer but Umtiti, who is under contract until 2023, isn't ready to give up.

The importance of Umtiti has diminished over recent seasons, mainly due to injuries. After arriving from Lyon, Umtiti broke into the first team and was sensational in his initial season. He looked like the missing piece to Barça's defence and offered much-needed stability.

However, injury problems - in particular his knee - have seen him go from untouchable to not needed.

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