Samuel Umtiti's new Barca deal ends Liverpool hopes of pulling off deal

Man Utd transfer news

The Cameroon-born France international's new deal ties him to the LaLiga champions until 2023, and he put pen to paper in an official ceremony at the Nou Camp on Monday morning.

The club's official press release didn't include any details on his new buyout clause, but one has to assume it will have gone up significantly.

"Today is a special day".

Samuel Umtiti and Barcelona have reached an agreement to extend and improve the French central defender's contract. He arrived here two years ago and is now an important part of the squad.

"We think that, with this clause, nobody will think of coming here to try to take him away", Bartomeu said. That his release clause has reportedly been bumped up to €500 million will also come as a huge relief to everyone associated with the club, effectively ending the chances of any suitor to snap him up.

With Umtiti in the side, Barcelona have lost just once in 48 games, winning 83% of the time, a figure that drops to 57% whenever he hasn't featured. "I'm very happy and proud to renew my contract with Barcelona". It's my home. It's a dream to play here, with the best players at, for me, the best club in the world. "I never saw myself in another team". "So for me to leave, either they throw me out the door or I decide to leave". "This is my home", said Umtiti.

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