Arsenal and Manchester United ‘Plot Audacious Bid’ To Sign Barcelona Defender Samuel Umtiti

Barcelona have reportedly been contacted by several clubs to sign their star defender Samuel Umtiti. The 28-year-old France international is currently deemed surplus to requirement at Camp Nou and have been told by Ronald Koeman to find a new club before the transfer window closes.

According to Marca, the defender have received 5 offers from European based clubs and two of those offers are from the Premier League. Manchester United and Arsenal are very interested in signing the 2018 Wordl Cup winner and have both contacted his representatives.

Manchester United are in dare need of a top defender to partner Harry Maguire in defence while Arsenal are hoping to build a formidable defense in other to win more domestic trophies under Mikel Arteta and compete properly in Europe.

Both clubs are expected to table a bid to sign the highly rated defender before the transfer window closes.

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