GERARD PIQUE is adamant that Samuel Umtiti is staying at Barcelona.
France international Umtiti is on the radar of Manchester City and Manchester United after a string of impressive displays at the heart of the Blaugrana defence.
Getty Samuel Umtiti is said to be on the radar of both Manchester clubs
And the Catalan giants are worried that the Prem duo could swoop with a bid that meets Umtiti’s £55million release clause.
Pique acknowledges that figure “doesn’t seem so high”, with Barca receiving a world-record £198m for Neymar and then spending £145m of it to land Philippe Coutinho.
But he says he is not worried that his centre-back partner could follow Neymar by leaving the Nou Camp.
Pique, 30, said: “I’m not worried about what clubs might or might not do.
Getty Images Gerard Pique insists his team-mate is staying at Barcelona