Leeds United had been linked with the former Sweden international.
The Argentine is looking forward to making waves in the Champions League this season.
West Bromwich Albion head of recruitment Nick Hammond watched Charlton Athletic's Jordan Cousins.
The Bulgarian made his long-awaited comeback in a 8-0 win over Gak at the weekend, as he tries to earn a new deal at Villa Park.
The youngster became their fifth signing of the summer on Monday when he completed a move from Arsenal.
When Antonio Conte omitted Sebastian Giovinco from his Italy squad for this summer’s European Championships Greg Vanney must have raised a glass in the Azzurri coach’s honour.
Umtiti gained his call-up to the French squad at this tournament only after injuries ruled out Raphael Varane and Jérémy Mathieu, with Mamadou Sakho banned, and he was uncapped until Adil Rami’s suspension prompted involvement against Iceland.
Given that all Chris Froome’s stage wins in the Tour de France prior to this year had come either in uphill finishes or time trials, there were grounds for claiming that the double Tour de France winner was a cyclist with a relatively limited register based on sheer power on mountain tops and against the watch.