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Formerly of the house but today in Lille, Samuel Umtiti spoke about the situation of OL. The defender »is sorry » of the ranking of the Lyon club.
Of return to Ligue 1in Lille, since this summer, Samuel Umtiti is up close to observe the results of his former club. Close in particular to Alexander Lacazette and Corentin Tolissothe 2018 world champion follows the news from OL, and seeing the Rhone residents 17th in the championship hurts the central defender.
“OL must play at the top of the rankings”
The ex-Lecce player said: « sorry to see this training at the bottom of the ranking« . « A team like Lyon, for me, must play at the top of the table, he added. I was trained there, when I started playing, that was it, there was this mentality of winning every match. Afterwards, there are things that I don’t control, I don’t know how things work inside the locker room. I wish them to find stability, at the club and at the team. »
However, as a good professional, and above all a fierce competitor, Umtiti did not forget to specify that he hoped « finishing in front of them is the most important« . LOSC and Olympique Lyonnais will meet at the end of November, for the 13th day, for the return of the 29-year-old footballer to Décines.