- PSG are ready to make a move for Ousmane Dembele following Arsenal’s failed attempt on deadline day
- PSG’s new manager Thomas Tuchel has worked with Dembele and is a big admirer of the French World Cup winner
English Transfer Window closed earlier this week but the market is still open all over Europe and one massive deal that could go through before the window shuts is former Borussia Dortmund player Ousmane Dembele following Neymar from Barcelona to PSG.
The latest FC Barcelona Transfer News is that the Catalan club reportedly hid from Dembele the fact that Arsenal had made a bid for him on deadline day. However, the danger of losing the French World Cup winner has still not evaporated as PSG are believed to be chasing him with complete intent.
Latest FC Barcelona Transfer News: It was during negotiations regarding Rabiot that Dembele’s name came up
As per reports PSG have already made contact with Dembele’s agent about a possible move to the French capital. Earlier in the summer, Barcelona had told PSG about their interest in Adrien Rabiot and even Pep Segura, sports manager, and Eric Abidal, the technical secretary went to Paris to hold discussions with the French champions.
It was during these conversations about Rabiot that the name of Dembele came up and from there on PSG have set their eyes on the young sensation especially now that they have Thomas Tuchel as their new manager. For those who don’t remember, Tuchel and Dembele were together in Borussia Dortmund earlier and both of them are great admirers of each other, something that could work in PSG’s favor.
Latest FC Barcelona News: Tuchel’s relationship with Dembele could work in PSG’s favour
To be fair to Barcelona, they have made it abundantly clear that Dembele is very much a part of the club but in order for them to persuade the attacker to stay, he will require manager Valverde’s confidence, something that he is guaranteed with Tuchel at PSG, following their superb partnership back in Germany.
Barcelona have recently purchased Malcom, who is going to be competing with Dembele for the starting birth and even though the La Liga champions want the French World winner to stay at Nou Camp, they will consider selling him if a big astronomical offer comes in. Dembele didn’t light up the World Cup in Russia like some of his other teammates but he still was an integral part of that French World Cup winning team. His time at Barcelona has been marred with injuries but now that he confidence from the summer, he will be hoping to contribute to the Catalan clubs success next season.
Watch: [BEHIND THE SCENES] A day with Malcom
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