Barcelona defender Umtiti to undergo surgery due to fracture
MOSCOW, 17 Jan – French defender of the Spanish “Barcelona” Samuel Umtiti on Tuesday will undergo surgery due to a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone of his right leg, according to the official website of the football club.
It is noted that the 28-year-old footballer received an injury in training. The player’s recovery time will be published after the operation, which will be carried out under the direction of Dr. Anthony Dalmau and under the supervision of the club’s medical services.
Earlier, Umtiti signed a new agreement with Barcelona, extending the contract until 2026. The Frenchman agreed to reduce the part of the salary that he could receive for the remaining year and a half of the last contract.
Umtiti has been playing for Barcelona since 2016. In the current season, he played one match and scored no goals.