Barcelona announced the termination of the contract of its French defender Samuel Umtiti, who spent last season on loan to the Italian team Lecce.
Barcelona stated, on its official website today, Friday, that he and Umtiti had reached an agreement to terminate the contract, which was scheduled to expire at the end of the 2025-2026 season.
The Catalan club wished the player success in his career, and good luck in the future.
And Barcelona stated, in his statement, that Umtiti enjoyed an injury-free season in Italy, where he gave his best performance, which was completely different from the conditions with the Catalan club, where injuries hindered his development, indicating that he participated in 25 matches with the club. Lychee.
The former French international joined Barcelona from French Lyon in 2016, where he won 7 titles with the team, the Spanish League twice, the King’s Cup 3 times and the Spanish Super Cup twice.
With Umtiti’s departure, Barca will reduce the players’ salary bill and allow him to sign other players and abide by the La Liga rules for fair financial play.