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Dembele keen on staying with Barcelona despite many transfer links

Sat 30 January 2021 | 12:43

Among the first actions Barcelona’s new president must take after the election dated on 7 March is Ousmane Dembele’s future.

The France international

Ousmane Dembele

’s contract will expire in a year-and-a-half and

Barcelona

will have to either offer a new deal or send him away in the summer transfer window as they are unwilling to let him depart as a free agent.

Dembele admitted that he is comfortable staying with the Catalans should his requirements be met. He believes to be a key player under

Ronald Koeman

’s reign, who helps him develop his potentials.

According to the reports,

Manchester United

are eyeing Dembele as well as Jadon Sancho, but the 23-year-old is the favourite given his contract expiration situation.

United were about to seal a loan contract with an option to buy for the Barcelona forward last summer. However, Koeman’s side decided to go in another direction and renew his contract for another year.

Juventus

and

Chelsea

are also interested in signing with Dembele, making an offer which would be hard to resist.


source: SportMob