Samuel Umtiti

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  1. Feb 2, 2018
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    DannyCAFC Full Member

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    He’ll be the best CB in the world within the next year (for me he’s already close) so he’s a bargain at that price.

    That said, this an absolute non-starter. No chance he leaves Barca and he’ll sign a new deal with a £150m+ release clause soon.
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    Overrated
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    @Sassy Colin, congrats on picking the one source worse than the Daily Star/Metro/Express. Don Balon is worse than all of them and that is saying something.
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    He's the best in the world for me, I can't see anybody else above him at the moment. And I agree, there is nothing in this. He's happy in Barcelona and they're going to announce his new contract soon that will completely change the release clause to an insurmountable amount. He's young and he's their future in defense.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    No chance of him leaving Barça for us. Only a PSG could draw him away. Excellent player but we don't need any new center backs
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Cal? I always Loyalty CR7

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    40% of that huge wage bill is on Messi though, apparently
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    I’d give my left nut for Umtiti signing for us and I can make that statement without fear for my left nut because Umtiti is now for me the best centre back in the world and won’t be leaving Barca, I’ve been reading reports pretty much from the seconf Messi signed a new contract that Barca’s priority now is Umtiti.
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    Best CB in the world right now, he has been at this level since his debut. Only 24 years old. Is consistent as feck, I can count a handful of games he's been subpar. Let's see how he does in terms of trophies, 2018 is pretty important for a player.

    Having said that, not really concerned about the release clause, if he's happy with the wages, and we are fighting for CL every year, can't see any team snatching him, even if its 60m.
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    They are apparently going to offer him 2+ years bringing him to 2023 with a release clause of €200m. I really don't see him leaving, he's a fan of the club, the fans love him too and he's playing in the current best team in the world this season and thriving.

    I didn't think so many people would be saying so too, but I have to agree he's the best in the world for me also this season. He looks completely unstoppable, seems to win every ball. He's a monster physically, has massive talent, and backs it up with great intelligence, has it all. I think he's great to watch too. Some of his defensive touches and interceptions have been majestic, and he has an elegance about him, which isn't normally said about a defender. Check out 2.29 of the video below to see how easily he dispatches Bale and then Benzema, while making it looks effortless. (Tip: mute before watching or your ears might bleed)

    Anyway, Ive slathered you with enough praise Umtiti. Fin.

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    Haven't seen him play since his Lyon days where I didn't think he stood out too much but evidently I was wrong if the things people say about are true. If he is legitimately a top CB then 60m is a steal and I think it would probably signal the end for Smalling or potentially a switch to a 3ATB.
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    To be fair, this has always been the plan - there was an order of priority in terms of renewals and even the player acknowledged he was fine to wait until his turn which was believed to be summer 2018. With the increased speculation, club looks like they are trying to demonstrate they are taking it seriously, that they value the player and he will get the renewal he has earned
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    Cal? I always Loyalty CR7

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    They were the highest even before the Messi contract
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    This. Terrible source.

    'Beastly blow' though :drool:

    :lol:

    Apparently they have to pay Messi only 100m € per year as he aspires so much to play for them.

    Barca people are similar to Bayern people in that regard. We too always spout BS how players "pass on the chance to earn more elsewhere" to play for the great FCB on a honorary basis.
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    Ikr, Don Balon is literally worse than the Metro. I have no idea how Don Balon isn't blacklisted already :lol:
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    There is no better CB around and available. We drastically need to upgrade 1 x CB, as we're not winning any major honours with Jones, Smalling, Rojo and Bailly. Bailly and Umtiti would be a cracking partnership, IMO. Get it done, Woodward.
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