Samuel Umtiti signs new contract until 2023 at Barcelona with a €500m release clause

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  • Central defender Samuel Umtiti has signed a new deal which will keep him at Camp Nou until 2023
  • The release clause in his new contract stands at a staggering £500m

The latest FC Barcelona News and FC Barcelona Transfer News coming in will surely delight the club’s supporters across the globe as Samuel Umtiti Barcelona has signed a contract extension with the club and will stay at Camp Nou until the year 2023. This Samuel Umtiti new contract also effectively kills Manchester United and Jose Mourinho‘s hopes of landing the central defender this summer.

Since joining the club in the summer of 2016 from French side Olympique Lyon, Umtiti has established himself as a pillar of Barcelona’s defence alongside Gerard Pique and has now committed to spend the best years of his career at Camp Nou.

Umtiti’s new release clause is a mind boggling £500m

While discussing this Samuel Umtiti News and FC Barcelona Transfer News, it must be noted that the previous Samuel Umtiti release clause was a ‘mere’ £50m which had alerted Premier League giants Manchester United to moving in for his services this summer. The new Samuel Umtiti release clause worth £500m is testament to the fact that this will effectively spell the end for all Samuel Umtiti News and rumors.

Samuel Umtiti Barcelona was accompanied by club president Josep Maria Bartomeu and his agent Arturo Canales at the event to announce his contract renewal, which was held inside the Camp Nou facilities.

To add to this important FC Barcelona News and FC Barcelona Transfer News about Samuel Umtiti new contract, the defender told the press: “I’m very happy and proud to be able to renew with Barcelona. My dream was to be with the best. Since the first day, I’ve felt at home at the club and I want to stay here. My priority was always to renew with Barca. I never saw myself in another team.

“This club has been in my heart since I was a kid, and it is a dream to play here with players like Lionel Messi.”

Club president Bartomeu was also visibly excited at Samuel Umtiti new contract and said: “The buy out clause (of Umtiti) is now 500 million euros.”

In more Samuel Umtiti News and  FC Barcelona News, it is being reported that the club were always calm about the defender’s situation and were never worried at the prospect of the old £50m Samuel Umtiti release clause driving him away from the club at any stage. The fact that Samuel Umtiti Barcelona appointed Arturo Canales as his agent certainly helped in speeding up contract negotiations.

Umtiti, who will now head to Russia with the France national team to take part in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, is said to be  happy that the Samuel Umtiti new contract has been sorted before the start of the marquee event in a few days’ time.

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