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Barcelona sign Samuel Umtiti from Lyon

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Samuel Umtiti made three appearances for France at Euro 2016, including the final

Spanish champions Barcelona have completed the signing of France centre-back Samuel Umtiti from Lyon for £21m (25m euros).

The 22-year-old made his international debut in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals and appeared in the host nation’s 1-0 defeat by Portugal in the final.

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The five-year contract contains a buy-out clause of 60m euros (£50m).

Umtiti made over 150 appearances for Ligue 1 side Lyon and won the Coupe de France in 2012.

Barcelona confirmed Umtiti had completed his move on Tuesday after announcing in June they had agreed to sign the player.

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