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Reports: Man Utd Receive Massive Boost In Chase For Barca Star

Reports: Manchester United Receive Massive Boost In Chase For FC Barcelona Star

By Kurt Buckerfield - Apr 13, 2018 11:50 AM @KurtLaduma

Manchester United have reportedly been given great news in their pursuit of one of FC Barcelona's most important players.

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Jose Mourinho is said to be heavily interested in luring French defender Samuel Umtiti to England, with the player yet to be offered an improved deal in Spain.

According to Calciomercato, the Catalan club is not in a rush to renew the centre back's current deal, and have made it clear they will not be forced into anything.

Despite his contract only expiring in 2021, Umtiti is reportedly after a higher wage at the club as he feels he should be earning more than £75 000 (R1.2 million) a week.

It has been claimed that United have offered the France international the opportunity to earn far more money in the Premier League, which is said to have tempted and even unsettled the 24-year-old.

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Umtiti has been a pillar of strength in the Blaugrana's backline this season, and has become a fan favourite since his arrival in Spain in 2016.

Would you like to see Umtiti at United? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Chicharito07 Joined: 27 Nov 2015
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Chicharito07 Apr 13, 2018 09:14 PM
Great news
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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Apr 13, 2018 05:01 PM
Umtiti can form a good partnership with Baily at united!
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tinashe nengomasha Apr 13, 2018 01:36 PM
Cowtiti wat a free way yesses

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