Samuel Umtiti ‘s agent Fernando Solanas has expressed confidence that Lecce will help revitalize the youngster’s World Cup-winning performance.
The Frenchman won the 2018 World Cup, but he faced a tough time at Barcelona,
with injuries hampering Umtiti’s playing time, preventing him from maintaining his form. Until becoming a surplus in the Camp Nou,
that led Umtiti to end up with Lecce, with Barca still paying the wages of the 28-year-old, while the destination club pays only performance-based bonuses,
Solana. S expressed confidence that moving to Lecce is the right choice for Umtiti’s return to form at the World Cup.
The defender has struggled with injuries and lacked playing time at Camp Nou, which prompted his decision to join a side newly-promoted from Serie B.
Barcelona are paying his entire salary, as Lecce could only contribute some performance-related bonuses.
“Our collaborator in Italy, Alessandro Renzi, told us about Lecce interest and we realised they were serious about this. The conversations were very positive, because we saw these are transparent and honest people.
“Both director Pantaleo Corvino and the coach spoke to Samuel, explained what they wanted from him and what he would find at Lecce.
. for the future of Samuel,” he told UFABET.
“Our coordinator in Italy, Alessandro Renzi, has told us about the interest from Lecce and we know they are serious about it. Negotiations went smoothly. Because these people are honest and transparent
We are convinced that this is the best option to turn Samuel’s career upside-down and allow him to return to the world-champion style that all of us have. know”