FC Barcelona’s Umtiti tests positive for COVID-19
FC Barcelona said on Friday that France defender Samuel Umtiti has tested positive for COVID-19.
Barcelona lose defender Umtiti to knee injury
Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti will miss Sunday's game at Villarreal with a knee problem, the latest setback in another injury-plagued season for the France international.
Messi still out but Barcelona could welcome back Suarez
Forward Luis Suarez could return to the Barcelona team for their La Liga game against Valencia, coach Ernesto Valverde said on Friday, adding that he was pessimistic about Lionel Messi's recovery.
Umtiti suffers foot injury, adding to Barcelona fitness woes
Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti has suffered a bruised foot while on international duty with France and could miss this weekend's clash with Valencia, the injury-plagued Spanish champions said on Monday.
Arsenal open talks on Umtiti, battle Barca for Alaba
Arsenal director of football, Raul Sanllehi has reportedly opened talks with Barcelona chief, Eric Abidal over a summer deal for Samuel Umtiti, reports sportsmole.co.uk. The France international has been tipped to depart Camp Nou at the end of the season after being restricted to just eight league starts in an injury-plagued campaign. Umtiti was sidelined…
Dembele and Messi named in Barca squad to face Bilbao
Ousmane Dembele is back in the Barcelona squad for Sunday's La Liga match away to Athletic Bilbao while Lionel Messi was also included in the matchday group by the Catalan club. Barca coach Ernesto Valverde reiterated on Saturday Messi would play at San Mames only if he is fit, after the Argentinian started on the…
Barca could make January signing to cover injured Umtiti - Valverde
Ernesto Valverde has admitted Barcelona may have to bolster their defence in the January transfer window if Samuel Umtiti continues to struggle with a knee injury. Umtiti returned for the first time in almost a month against Atletico Madrid last weekend but still felt problems in his troublesome left knee and had to sit out…
French defensive strength key to World Cup charge
France have a much-vaunted attack but it is their defence marshalled by Samuel Umtiti and Raphael Varane that is impressing at the World Cup -- at both ends of the pitch.
Umtiti heads France into World Cup final as Belgium fall short
Samuel Umtiti headed France into the World Cup final in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday with a 1-0 win, consigning Belgium's 'golden generation' to another bitter disappointment.