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Umtiti set to join Barcelona from Lyon, L'Equipe reports

Football Soccer - Euro 2016 - France Training - Domaine de Montjoye, Clairefontaine - 27/6/16 - France's Eliaquim Mangala (L) and Samuel Umtiti and at training. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
Football Soccer - Euro 2016 - France Training - Domaine de Montjoye, Clairefontaine - 27/6/16 - France's Eliaquim Mangala (L) and Samuel Umtiti and at training. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

PARIS (Reuters) - France centre back Samuel Umtiti looks set to join Barcelona from Olympique Lyon after the two clubs reached a deal, French sports daily L'Equipe reported on its website on Wednesday.

Umtiti, 22, is expected to sign a five-year deal for a transfer fee of some 30 million euros ($33.31 million), L'Equipe added without citing sources.

($1 = 0.9006 euros)

(Writing by Patrick Vignal; Editing by Clare Fallon)

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