Barcelona are reportedly ready to sell defender Samuel Umtiti and Manchester United are said to be preparing an offer.
Barcelona are thought to be embarking on a mission to raise funds to help with their planned summer outlay and some big-name players face the axe.
It's reported that Las Blaugranas are aiming to make up to €130m in player sales and Samuel Umtiti will account for a piece of that target.
The French defender has struggled with fitness for large parts of his career at the Camp Nou and as a result, has struggled to nail down a starting place.
This season, Umtiti has had a somewhat better run of games and even featured in Barcelona's 2-0 defeat to rivals Real Madrid at the start of March.
The Catalan giants supposedly see this as the perfect time to sell Umtiti - with his stock relatively stable.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is said to be on the hunt for a long-term partner for Harry Maguire at the base of his defence.
Although, Eric Bailly's return to fitness has sparked some excitement amongst United fans and the Ivorian could have a big part to play yet.
Quique Setien has had to concede to the higher powers at Barcelona and back the sale of Umtiti, despite taking a liking to the player.
Umtiti's current contract ties him to the club until 2023, which means the defender won't come very cheap.
Barcelona signed Umtiti from Lyon in 2016 for €25m, and he has a current release clause of €500m.
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