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Barcelona Defender Samuel Umtiti Ruled Out for 2 Months After Injuring Hamstring

​Barcelona have confirmed that France defender Samuel Umtiti will probably be sidelined till after January, having injured his hamstring.

The La Liga giants performed out a 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo on Saturday, throughout which the 24-year-old suffered the damage whereas chasing down Iago Aspas.


“Exams carried out have confirmed that Samuel Umtiti has a hamstring damage in his proper leg and he’s anticipated to be out for round eight weeks,” Barcelona reported by way of their ​official website. “Umtiti will now miss the remainder of 2017 and January of subsequent 12 months.”

The defender joined the Catalan facet from Lyon for a reported £20.5m price, and has been fairly spectacular since then. His absence will go away Barca quick on stable choices. However Thomas Vermaelen, who changed him on Saturday, may very well be the one who fills in whereas the Frenchman stays out injured.

La Blaugrana will rue the missed alternative to increase their lead so far as was potential and shedding Umtiti for the remainder of the 12 months, on prime of that, will definitely go away a nasty style.

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