Arsenal enter race with Manchester United to sign Samuel Umtiti from Barcelona

first_imgArsenal enter race with Manchester United to sign Samuel Umtiti from Barcelona Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 27 Mar 2019 12:35 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Manchester United are already in the race to sign Umtiti (Getty Images)Umtiti, however, has suggested that he will remain at Camp Nou.AdvertisementAdvertisementDuring an interview with Telefoot last week, Umtiti replied ‘yes’ when asked if he will stay at Barcelona or not.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Samuel Umtiti is on Arsenal’s radar (Getty Images)Arsenal are in the race with Manchester United to sign Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti, according to reports in Spain.Barca are currently in advanced negotiations with Ajax over a summer deal for Matthijs de Ligt and are reportedly open to selling Umtiti if it helps them land the 19-year-old.Barcelona’s willingness to offload Umtiti has reportedly alerted the interest of Manchester United, who are in the market for a new central defender this summer.But according to Mundo Deportivo, Arsenal are also interested in a deal for the France international.ADVERTISEMENTRaul Sanllehi, Arsenal’s director of football, played a key role in signing in Umtiti for Barca in 2016 and could be a major influence in the Gunners’ push to land the 25-year-old this summer. Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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