He will sign his 5-year contract next Friday
FC Barcelona officially announced the signing of 22-year-old center-back Samuel Umtiti. The Catalan club paid 25 million euros to Olympique Lyon for the player and set his termination clause at €60 million.
Umtiti, who is going to arrive in Barcelona on Thursday, will sign a contract for five seasons with the club on Friday. This is the shedule of the day:
- At 1.30pm CEST, official presentation at Camp Nou
- At 2.00pm, photo session on the field at Camp Nou. The public can access the stadium from 1.45pm.
- At 2.30pm, press conference in the Ricard Maxenchs press room. The player will be accompanied by sporting vice president Jordi Mestre, the director of professional sports Albert Soler and the technical secretary Robert Fernández.
Samuel Umtiti (Yaoundé, 14 November 1993) has played 170 games with Lyon and also played the Euro this summer with France. The defense debuted against Iceland in the quarterfinals and played both the semifinal and the final, which his team lost against Portugal.