It’s been a transfer window full of surprises, and Barcelona could be set to carry on this trend.
The France international has joined Borussia Dortmund from Rennes for a fee in the region of 15 million euros in July 2016. The 20-year-old has a valid contract with Borussia Dortmund until June 2021.
The 20-year-old is considered to be one of the best forwards in France.
Ousmane Dembélé has represented France at Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning 20 caps and scoring 4 goals, before making his senior international debut in September 2016. As a member of France national football team, Ousmane Dembélé has won 7 caps and has scored one goal.
The France international is high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Borussia Dortmund last term.
Ernesto Valverde wants to sign a new forward this summer and Ousmane Dembélé is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.
Barcelona manager is a long term admirer of Ousmane Dembélé and believes he can get the most out of the France international.
Ernesto Valverde will reportedly be handed a huge transfer kitty this summer and the Borussia Dortmund forward is thought to be among the manager’s priorities.
Barcelona are in the market for just a handful of statement signings this summer who can improve the first-team.
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The France international would be a versatile addition for the Barcelona, having featured at forward, central midfield and in a wider midfield role.
According to the report in Spanish Media, Borussia Dortmund have accepted the offer in the region of 100 million euros up-front from Barcelona. The Spanish giants and Borussia Dortmund are now negotiating the add-ons. Dortmund representatives want an additional 30 million euros based on the player’s performance, but Barcelona think this figure is too high and want to reduce it or reduce the up-front fee.
Having signed Ousmane Dembélé for 15 million euros in the summer of 2016, to make a 85-115 million euros profit on the 20-year-old who, without question, will be fantastic for Borussia Dortmund is a good deal all round.
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