Napoli supposedly pull out of the race to sign Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti over financial issues developing from the coronavirus break out.
Napoli have actually supposedly been priced out of the race to sign Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti
Having actually chalked up simply 9 La Liga begins under Quique Setien this season, Umtiti has actually been constantly linked with a move far from Camp Nou.
Arsenal are thought to be thinking about the France international, and their pursuit of the defender might be increased by reports that Napoli are resigned to losing out in the race for Umtiti’s signature.
According to Sport, the Italian outfit have actually yielded that they will be not able to pay for Barcelona’s ₤45 m asking rate in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, and it stays to be seen whether Arsenal will have the ability to fork out the very same quantity of money.
Napoli had actually supposedly determined Umtiti as a possible replacement for Kalidou Koulibaly, with Manchester United and Newcastle United rumoured to be thinking about the Senegal international.
Umtiti’s contract at Barcelona will run till completion of the 2022-23 season, and the 26- year-old has actually collected 2 goals from 114 games in all competitions for the Catalan giants.