Samuel Umtiti is reportedly a target for Manchester City. Will the Premier League giants swoop the French defender away from Barcelona this summer?
The Hard tackle looks at three defenders who could possibly replace Samuel Umtiti at Barcelona if the La Liga champions decide to sell the Frenchman.
Manchester United are reportedly plotting a shock €50 million bid for Barcelona superstar Samuel Umtiti, who is also a Manchester City target.
Samuel Umtiti and Lionel Messi have returned to training but are not a part of the travelling Barcelona squad to face Rayo Vallecano in La Liga.
Barcelona are set to reignite their interest in Sevilla defender Clement Lenglet as they lay down contingency plans for the potential departure of Samuel Umtiti
Another defender has emerged as a potential replacement for Samuel Umtiti, with Barcelona taking a keen look at Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez.
Olivier Giroud's goal was not enough as France gave away a two-goal lead to succumb to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Colombia.
Barcelona are reportedly fearing that Manchester United and Manchester City could activate Samuel Umtiti's €60 million release clause in the near future.
Samuel Umtiti is set for a long spell on the sidelines but Valverde has recalled a couple of players as Barcelona take on Sporting in UEFA Champions League.
Twitter reacted as Barcelona thrashed Granada 4-1 on Sunday night