Defender Samuel Umtiti fit for Barcelona after 7 weeks out injured
Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has been cleared to play after recovering from a leg harm that sidelined him for seven weeks. Umtiti hasn’t performed since damaging a muscle in his proper thigh throughout a 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo on Dec. 2. Barcelona, nonetheless, hasn’t missed the 24-year-old French middle again, who had develop into the first-choice companion for Gerard Pique since arriving 1 years in the past.
Thomas Vermaelen has performed effectively in his place, serving to the staff to keep up its commanding lead of the Spanish league. Barcelona at present has an eight-point lead. Umtiti has been included within the squad for Barcelona’s sport at Real Betis on Sunday.