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Arsenal, Manchester United offered Barcelona defender

Arsenal, Manchester United offered Barcelona defender

Umtiti set for EPL move?

Arsenal and Manchester United have received a transfer boost with Barcelona signalling their intention to sell Samuel Umtiti in the summer.

Umtiti has fallen down the pecking order at the Camp Nou this term and he has often been the third-choice centre-back behind Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet.

As a result, the Frenchman has been regularly linked with a departure from the Blaugrana and Sport claims that the club will listen to offers for the World Cup winner this summer.

It is added that both Arsenal and Manchester United hold a keen interest in the centre-back and the Blaugrana have enquired whether they would be interested in making offers for the centre-back.

The Gunners have been long-term admirers of the former Lyon man and they could be tempted to sign him, particularly if he is available for an affordable figure.

United, on the other hand, seem interested in signing Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly but they have identified Umtiti as an alternative option to reinforce their options at the heart of the defence.