Ousmane Dembélé is still not going into Barca’s plans, even if he has regained some playing time in recent weeks.
Ousmane Dembélé is back in the rotation of FC Barcelona. The international tricolor notably played the entire match against Atlético de Madrid last weekend, taking advantage of the absence of Ansu Fati in particular. Against Betis before the international break, he had made a good performance against Betis, punctuated by a goal. Is it finally the season of Dembouz ?
Not really, at least if we trust the information from Mundo Deportivo. Catalan media, close to management, say that a player’s departure in winter is clearly on the table. Notably because Barça needs money to recruit a central defender to replace Gerard Piqué. At the same time, Manchester United are said to be increasingly interested in the services of the former Rennais.
Manchester United don’t want to splurge yet
Also according to the newspaper, Barça would ask for an amount between 70 and 80 million euros for the tricolor winger, who has never really won. The hypothesis of a loan is no longer on the table, since the club needs money. The Red Devils, however, are reportedly unwilling to put such a sum on the table for now.
Ronald Koeman will in any case not put any obstacles in the way of a departure of the player who had shone so much in Dortmund. He considers that his workforce is sufficiently provided in front. For his part, Dembélé prefers to stay, while time is starting to be pressing, his contract ending in 2022. We could therefore indeed have a new soap opera in January …