Umtiti eyeing England move

Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti admits it would be a dream come true to play for a team in the Premier League or La Liga.

The Cameroon international has been ever present for the Ligue 1 club this season and has been a stalwart of a Lyon defence that has only conceded seven goals in 11 league games so far. Only two clubs, Paris Saint-Germain and Angers have conceded fewer.

The 21-year-old was linked with a move to Chelsea throughout the off-season transfer window, while rumours of potential interest from Real Madrid have begun to surface after his impressive start to the 2015/16 campaign.

The central defender insisted he was focused on his role at Lyon, saying he still has a lot to learn from the club, but conceded he is keen on a move to either England or Spain in the future.

"I'm very ambitious, I have quite a few goals, but I've still got many things to learn with Lyon," he told RMC.

"Going abroad is a dream, there are very great clubs that you dream about. England? Everyone admires that league. Spain, too.

"I would say I prefer the Spanish game, but to be honest, I don't have a real preference."

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