Jose Mourinho running after the Barca defender.

The 24-year-old French defender Samuel Umtiti has cemented his place in Barcelona and is a regular player for Ernesto Valverde. Samuel Umtiti made a shift from Lyon in 2016 to Barcelona for £21m. Since then, Samuel Umtiti has made 44 appearances for the Catalans.

Manchester United is after the French international and they are in talks on a regular basis with Yannick Umtiti, brother of Samuel Umtiti and his agent. Jose Mourinho wants Samuel in his squad this summer. Samuel Umtiti will cost Manchester United £54millions. Samuel Umtiti is earning £3.5millions a year and Manchester United would pay him more than double as the deal will ensure Samuel Umtiti £8millions a year.

Chelsea is also looking onto Samuel Umtiti as a possible replacement of Brazil international David Luiz this summer.