Umtiti made his Lecce debut but fell out with Roma


French central defender Samuel Umtiti, on loan from Barcelona until the end of the season at Lecce, a newly promoted team, made his debut on Sunday as a starter against Roma on matchday nine of Serie A , but could not avoid defeat at the Olympic Stadium (2-1).

These were Umtiti’s first minutes in Italian football’s top flight since the defender arrived at Lecce at the end of August. He played the entire match and received a yellow card.

Until now, despite coming to the Italian team to regain confidence by playing the minutes he didn’t enjoy in Barcelona, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​a.

The agreement between Lecce and Barça does not consider any mandatory buyout clause, so Umtiti will return to the ranks of Barça in June 2023.

Source: La Verdad


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