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Inter Milan considering a potential move for Samuel Umtiti

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Samuel Umtiti struggled for game time at FC Barcelona for the past two years. But he is currently experiencing a better phase while on loan at Lecce. Samuel Umtiti’s loan move to Lecce has proven to be successful so far, as he has become a regular in their defense and is enjoying a continuity of minutes. This is a significant improvement from his time at Barcelona, where he struggled with injuries and poor form.

Umtiti’s impressive performances at Lecce have caught the attention of other Italian clubs. Recent reports suggest that AC Milan expressed interest in signing Samuel Umtiti in the upcoming summer transfer window. The French defender’s good performances for Lecce have caught the attention of the Italian club.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport (as reported by Mundo Deportivo), Lecce is willing to keep Umtiti beyond the current season, and now Inter Milan has shown interest in signing him in the summer transfer window.

Why are Inter Milan looking for Samuel Umtiti?

Inter Milan are reportedly seeking defensive reinforcements as they are ready to lose Milan Skriniar at the end of the season. He is likely to sign for PSG. Additionally, there are doubts over the future of Stefan de Vrij, which is why the Nerazzurri have shown interest in Umtiti.

Umtiti’s impressive performances for Lecce have caught the attention of Inter Milan, who are reportedly considering him as an option to reinforce their defense ahead of next season. His current contract with Barcelona is set to expire in 2026. There have been rumors that the club may choose to keep him as an option for a left-footed center-back.

Indeed, it remains to be seen where Umtiti will end up next season. But with interest from AC Milan and now Inter Milan, it is clear that he has options in Serie A. However, it will be interesting to see how the situation develops in the coming months.

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