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Karine Grigoryan

09-04-2019 | 16:51 Football

Unai Emery praised Barcelona star ahead of summer transfer window

Arsenal have been linked with a summer move for Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti. It has been reported that the Gunners were ready to pay £60m for the French international. And Arsenal coach Unai Emery spoke about Umtiti claiming that he's very good player. "He's a very good player," Emery told RMC Sport. "France has a lot of very good footballers who are playing abroad. The French league is a very attractive market for a lot of teams. "I've always had French players in my teams. At Valencia, Sevilla, PSG and here at Arsenal . I've always been able to count on those players." Arsenal will be preparing to play an UEFA Europa League game against Napoli on April 11, while Barcelona are preparing to take on Manchester United in the Champions League on April 10.

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