Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed talks with Ousmane Dembele over contract extension amid speculation about the Frenchman’s future at the Catalan club.
's current deal at Camp Nou expires the next summer and he will become a free agent and will be able to negotiate with other teams from 1 January 2022, if he does not extend his deal with the club.
There are rumors about the forward’s agent trying to secure a Premier League move. However, Barcelona president Joan Laporta said that the 24-year-old wants to remain at Camp Nou and continue his career.
“There’s a really good relationship with him, we’re speaking with his agent. Ousmane wants to stay. He’s a player we like, someone who can be fundamental in the team’s improvement.
“That’s how the coach sees it. If injuries respect him. We always knew that he was in the final year of his deal.”
Barca will need to renew Dembele before the end of the year or will be faced with another
issue with Dembele.
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