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14 players have now left FC Barcelona this summer

Samuel Umtiti
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The Catalan giants have announced another departure ahead of the final week of the summer transfer window.

Samuel Umtiti has become the 14th player to leave Barcelona this summer.

The 28-year-old defender has joined Serie A club Lecce on a season loan until June 2023. There is no buy option included in the deal, meaning the player will return to Camp Nou next year.

As part of the agreement, Lecce will pay part of Umtiti’s salary as the Frenchman seeks to rediscover his best form after a continuous streak of injuries limited his game time over the past few seasons.

Which other players have left Barcelona?

In light of today’s announcement, Barcelona have offloaded the following 14 players. Six have left for free, four have gone out on loan, two have returned to their parent clubs after spells on loan, and just one player – Philippe Coutinho – has been sold.

PlayerAgeNat.New clubFee
Philippe Coutinho30🇧🇷Aston Villa€20m
Dani Alves39🇧🇷UNAM PumasFree
Adama Traore26🇪🇸WolvesEnd of loan
Luuk de Jong31🇳🇱PSVEnd of loan
Francisco Trincao22🇵🇹Sporting CPLoan
Clement Lenglet27🇫🇷TottenhamLoan
Riqui Puig22🇪🇸LA GalaxyFree
Oscar Mingueza23🇪🇸Celta VigoFree
Rey Manaj25🇦🇱WatfordFree
Moussa Wague23🇸🇳HNK GoricaFree
Samuel Umtiti28🇫🇷LeeceLoan
Nico Gonzalez20🇪🇸ValenciaLoan
Alex Collado23🇪🇸ElcheLoan

Who could leave next?

There is still work to do, however, with Barcelona’s management determined to offload more players and reduce the wage bill.

According to various reports, Barca are trying to sell striker Martin Braithwaite and Sergino Dest. Memphis Depay, who joined the club last summer, could also leave.

The club, meanwhile, remains in talks with Chelsea over a potential sale for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.