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Barcelona Closing Ousmane Dembele From Borussia Dortmund

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Barcelona Closing Ousmane Dembele From Borussia Dortmund

Barcelona, Spain – Barcelona closing a deal for Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund. A Barcelona delegation headed to Germany to close a deal for the French international, according to Gerard Romero of RAC 1. The 20-year-old forward is on Barcelona’s shortlist of players who could replace Neymar.

The Catalan club has made approaches to Liverpool for Philippe Coutinho and Dembele. Catalan paper Sport says Dortmund rejected that bid. Such bid was understood to be in the region of €70million, as it included too many variables and is also well below what they consider to be his worth.  Additionally, according to Sky Sports Kaveh Solhekol reports that Dembele has approved a move to Barcelona.

Furthermore, Borussia Dortmund have named their price for their young star. The German club want at least €100million and are in fact holding out for closer to €110million.

Dembele was one of the star players for Borussia Dortmund last season and was a major surprise as such a young player. He made 48 appearances for the Black and Yellows, scoring 10 goals and providing 18 assists in all competitions. Dembele played a crucial part in the DFB Pokal Cup triumph and was the man of the match for the final against Eintracht Frankfurt.