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Tottenham are reportedly interested with the move of Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti during the January transfer window.
Umtiti enjoyed his playing time at Lyon after coming through their academy and joined the Catalan giants in 2016.
The 26-year-old has shown an impressive season in La Liga, however, being interrupted by injuries.
The Spurs have been offered to sign the French international, according to Telegraph, but the club fans are not delighted with the transfer talks, considering Umtiti as a poor target for Tottenham.
After Japhet Tanganga’s perfomance at the weekend, they believe the 20-year-old talent is the right option for the defence. There are also Davinson Sanchez, Juan Foyth, Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen in the squad.
The Spurs fans reacted on their Twitter accounts, saying:
He’s a shadow of himself at 26. “26?” Watched him play against Atleti and he was so slow. Reminded me of Wanyama trying to get round the pitch during his brief cameos over the past year. Painful to watch. Can he get back to his best? Maybe, but it seems unlikely to happen soon.
— Aaron Pitters ✍️📖📽️📺 (@aaronpitters) January 13, 2020
I don’t get the fit, we have Toby, Sanchez and Tanganga going forward with Jan plus Davies/Dier who can fill in.
Again don’t mind adding a talented player but there are bigger needs and if he takes time from Tanganga then it is a poor signing.
— Mike Cloud (@MikeCloud15) January 14, 2020
— Josh (@visconti_ace) January 13, 2020
Umtiti is no better than what’s already there.
— Bandistuta. (@BandiMchunu) January 14, 2020
Koulibaly is the guy we need!
— MAYUR KOTECHA (@MAYURKOTECHA1) January 13, 2020
— The Wid•⚪️ (@WhiteSpurss) January 13, 2020
No thanks. Man’s injury prone more than our whole team in the Xmas period.
— ＣＪ 🇵🇹 (@TantalzngTanguy) January 14, 2020
— ANNOUNCE MAX AARONS (@sacramentoszn) January 13, 2020
Source: TBR Football