Barcelona Keen On Signing Lyon Defender
Barcelona are keeping tabs on Newcastle target Samuel Umtiti, reports Sport.
Versatile defender Umtiti, 22, has impressed since coming through the ranks at Lyon and he has attracted strong recent interest from Newcastle.
However, Steve McClaren’s side could face competition from Barcelona, who are also keen on the Frenchman.
Sport reports that Robert Fernandez, Barca’s sporting director, attended Lyon’s defeat of PSG at the weekend in order to watch Umtiti in action.