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The Samuel Umtiti transfer saga continues to make headlines, as the Barcelona ace has reportedly confirmed that Manchester United ‘want’ him to make a move to Old Trafford this summer.

The 24-year-old has been linked with the Red Devils on a regular basis over the past few months, and as of now, Umtiti himself has broken silence on his possible switch to the Manchester juggernauts at the end of the 2017-18 campaign.

While talking to French TV channel Canal+, the Cameroon-born defender ‘confirmed’ that United, along with ‘other clubs’, want him.

However, the Frenchman did add that his ‘sole focus’ is his current club Barcelona, and that he’s ‘happy’ to be at Camp Nou.

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Umtiti said: “It’s not only Manchester United. Other clubs want me as well, but my sole focus is on Barcelona. It was my dream to play at Barça. And I achieved it when I was just 22. I’m very happy here, whenever I play and whenever I train.”

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