How likely is the deal?
Umtiti has a £52.7m release clause in his current Barcelona deal, and United would have no problem meeting that price at the end of the season.
Barcelona, as expected, are desperate to sign the centre-back to a new contract, but talks with the 24-year-old have stalled as the two parties struggle to come to an agreement.
The defender has a contract at Camp Nou until the summer of 2021, although it is understood that he wants improved terms following an excellent run of form.
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