Samuel Umtiti has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal (Getty Images)Unai Emery has suggested he would approve Arsenal’s bid to sign Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti.
The Gunners have been heavily linked with a £60 million move for the France international at the end of the season.
Umtiti, meanwhile, has reportedly told his Barcelona teammates that he is considering his future after losing his regular role alongside Gerard Pique to Clement Lenglet.
But Emery has hinted that he would welcome the chance to have Umtiti in his squad at Arsenal.
‘He’s a very good player,’ Emery told RMC Sport.
Unai Emery says Umtiti is ‘a very good player’ (Getty Images)‘France has a lot of very good footballers who are playing abroad.
‘The French league is a very attractive market for a lot of teams.
‘I’ve always had French players in my teams. At Valencia, Sevilla, PSG and here at Arsenal.
‘I’ve always been able to count on those players.’
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