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Ousmane Dembele transfer news today: Latest reports & rumours over Barcelona forward's future

GOAL takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours involving Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele

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PSG back in for Dembele


Paris Saint-Germain have not given up hope of signing Ousmane Dembele this summer.

The French winger's contract at Barcelona expires at the end of the month and Mundo Deportivo reports PSG are once again considering making him an offer.

Dembele rejects Barcelona’s final contract offer (Cadena Ser)


Ousmane Dembele appears destined to hit free agency this summer as Cadena Ser report that the French forward has rejected Barcelona’s final contract offer.

The World Cup winner, who has been heavily linked with Chelsea of late, will be leaving Camp Nou unless a late U-turn in his future plans is performed.

Chelsea on transfer alert as Dembele stalls on Barca deal


Chelsea remain on high alert when it comes to a possible swoop for Ousmane Dembele.

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has conceded that no progress has been made in contract talks with the French forward at Camp Nou.

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Dembele snubs Barcelona’s final offer


Ousmane Dembele has snubbed Barcelona’s final offer of a new contract and will be hitting free agency this summer, reports AS.

The World Cup-winning France international winger is expected to head home and join Paris Saint-Germain, with Premier League suitors such as Newcastle and Tottenham set to be left disappointed.

Chelsea set to reopen talks with Dembele (90min)


Chelsea will, according to 90min, look to reopen talks with Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele once a takeover at Stamford Bridge is officially signed off.

The Blues have been linked with the France international for some time and, once cleared to discuss signings again, will look to land him as a free agent ahead of the 2022-23 campaign.

Arsenal have held talks with Dembele representatives

2022-05-05T09:38:17.239Z reports that Arsenal are one of the sides to have held talks with representatives of Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele.

The World Cup winner, who has also been linked with Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, is heading towards free agency as his contract at Camp Nou runs down.

Man Utd have put a contract offer to Dembele (El Chiringuito)


Manchester United have put a contract offer to Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele, claims El Chiringuito.

Terms from Old Trafford for the World Cup-winning forward fall short of an approach from Paris Saint-Germain, though, and it remains to be seen where a France international will be plying his trade in 2022-23.

PSG put contract offer to Dembele


Paris Saint-Germain have put an offer to Barcelona contract rebel Ousmane Dembele, claims Toni Juanmarti.

The World Cup-winning France international forward is due to hit free agency this summer, with lucrative terms said to have been tabled from Parc des Princes.

Torres: I'd kidnap Dembele to keep him at Barca!


Ferran Torres has joked that he would kidnap team-mate Ousmane Dembele in order to keep him at Barcelona.

Ahead of Barca's Europa League clash with Eintracht Frankfurt, the Spain international said: “I would kidnap him in Barcelona! It's a good club, one of the best in the world.

“But there are things that are none of our business. It's his decision. Whatever he decides, I wish him all the best.”

'I'd sign Dembele's contract immediately' - Xavi


Barcelona coach says he would sign Ousmane Dembele's new contract if he could, adding that he could be the best winger in the world.

"I hope he can stay with us," Xavi told reporters. "I have already said it and I have no problem repeating it again.

"He can be the best in the world in his position. The club is working for the present and the future.

"Ousmane is an important footballer and I hope he decides to stay. I'd sign his new contract immediately.

"I can only speak since I took charge and he is being exemplary in how he trains, his attitude, commitment and his involvement.

"I don't know how he was before but I see him motivated, happy and with a very winning character. It's not a surprise that he'd come to training on his day off. He's a great professional."

Barca hold 'very positive' Dembele meeting


GOAL can confirm that Barcelona have held a "very positive" meeting with Ousmane Dembele's representatives with regards to a potential contract extension, but negotiations are set to continue over the financial 'red lines' currently in place at Camp Nou.

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Chelsea and PSG remain keen on Dembele


Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain are, according to 90min, still keen on Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele.

The World Cup-winning France international continues to run down his contract at Camp Nou and, despite talk of fresh terms being agreed, is set to drop into the free agent pool this summer.

Xavi tells Dembele: Talk to the club if you want to stay


Barcelona head coach Xavi believes Ousmane Dembele is "very happy" at Barcelona and urged him to talk to the club if he wants to stay put.

He told reporters: "I see Ousmane Dembele very happy, if he wants to stay he should talk to the club."

Dembele's Barca contract expires in the summer, with it previously having looked like he would definitely be leaving on a free transfer.

Dembele won't be offered more than €8m-a-year


While working on fresh terms for teenage sensation Gavi, Barcelona are also hoping to agree a deal with Ousmane Dembele that will prevent him from dropping into a free agent pool this summer.

The Liga giants will not, however, be breaking the bank for the World Cup-winning forward, with El Chiringuito claiming that the Blaugrana will not offer the Frenchman more than €8million-a-year (£7m/$9m).

Barcelona pull out of Dembele deal


Dembele agrees to join PSG (AS)


Ousmane Dembele is on his way to Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

AS reports that the winger is close to moving to the French club and may even have already signed a contract.

Dembele situation ‘not easy’ for Barcelona


Barcelona advisor Jordi Cruyff admits Ousmane Dembele’s contract situation – with the French forward still heading towards free agency in the summer – is complicated.

He has told Sport: “The situation in respect to the renovation of Dembele is not easy. I believe that what is most important is that he continues helping the team and the rest will come.

“He has had a good game, like many players that are out of contact and search for a better contract. He continues helping the team to achieve the best objectives and aside from that, we cannot control.”

Dembele open to the idea of Barcelona stay


Ousmane Dembele is yet to sign a new contract at Barcelona, but COPE claims he is now open to the idea of doing so.

The World Cup-winning France international forward will hit free agency this summer if no fresh terms are agreed, but he is ready to hold more extension talks and may end yet end up remaining at Camp Nou.

Barca remain Dembele’s priority for now


Barcelona remain Ousmane Dembele’s priority for now, claims Tuttomercatoweb, with the Frenchman not about to rush into any decision on his future.

Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain were the only sides to express interest in January, with no moves from Chelsea or Manchester United made, and the World Cup will weigh up all of his options before opting to either sign a new contract at Camp Nou or take on a new challenge elsewhere.

Laporta: I hope Dembele reconsiders Barca renewal


Barcelona president Joan Laporta has expressed his hope that Ousmane Dembele reconsiders renewing his contract at Camp Nou.

The Frenchman's current deal expires in the summer and the Blaugrana tried to offload him in January.

Dembele has worked his way back into Xavi's lineup in recent weeks, and Laporta has told the Mobile World Congress of his desire to keep him: "Dembele knows our offer and that we have always wanted him to stay.

"We hope that at the end of the season he will reconsider it."

Chelsea step up talks to land Dembele


Chelsea are continuing talks with Ousmane Dembele as they attempt to land the Barcelona winger on a free transfer, 90min reports.

Dembele's current deal with Barca expires in the summer of 2022, with it reported that it's not likely that he'll extend his stay at Camp Nou, unless he lowers his demands.

Thomas Tuchel's side have had a long-standing interest in the Frenchman although Paris Saint-Germain are also reportedly trying to sign the winger.

Xavi urges fans not to boo Dembele


Ousmane Dembele did not get on the pitch for Barcelona's win against Atletico Madrid in La Liga over the weekend - but he did get booed when his name was read out ahead of kick-off.

Boss Xavi has pleaded for Blaugrana supporters to lay off him, stating: "The fans were 10 out of 10, the support was brilliant throughout the game. But I would like them to support Ousmane, too. I’d ask them to stop booing him.

"It was a technical decision for him not to play. The idea was for him to play, but I decided to do other things because of the red card and the way the game went. Circumstances led me down another path in the end."

Dembele included in Barca squad to face Atletico Madrid


Alves urges Dembele to 'defend the shirt'


Dani Alves believes both Barcelona and Ousmane Dembele need to take advantage of the winger still being at the club after the January transfer window.

The fullback added that its vital for the dressing room to remain united as he called for Dembele to give his best to what could be his final few months with the club.

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Chelsea made no play for Dembele


Barca believe Man Utd & Juventus want Dembele (Sport)


Barcelona have identified Manchester United and Juventus as the two clubs looking to sign Ousmane Dembele this summer, according to Sport.

The Catalans failed in their attempts to offload the forward in January and suspect that one of those two giants may have already struck an agreement with him.

Blues eye Dembele deal


Chelsea are ready to open talks with Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele over a pre-contract agreement to join the club this summer, reports Sky Sports.

The Blues held talks about a deadline day move for the France international but were unable to reach an agreement.

However, they retain an interest in the 24-year-old and are ready to discuss a deal to bring him to Stamford Bridge on a free transfer when his Barca contract expires at the end of the season. 

Barca won't give Dembele 'educational lesson', says ex-president


Barcelona won't give Ousmane Dembele an "educational lesson" by exiling him from the squad for the remainder of the season, according to former club president Joan Gaspart.

The French winger only has five months left on his contract and opted against joining another club in the January transfer window.

Gaspart insists that Dembele will still have a role to play in the squad for as long as he remains at Camp Nou, as he has told Marca: "While Dembélé is at Barca he has to play, we are not here to give educational lessons and he is going to play the same as always."

Barca suggest Dembele has already agreed free transfer


Ousmane Dembele saw the January transfer window close without signing a new contract at Barcelona or sealing a move elsewhere, and club president Joan Laporta believes the Frenchman has a free transfer agreement lined up.

He has said of a World Cup winner: "We think he has an agreement with another club. That's what his agent has insinuated to us. We will act for the good of the club.”

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Barcelona consider terminating Dembele contract (Roge)


Barcelona are considering the termination of Ousmane Dembele's contract, says Albert Roge.

Dembele had been linked with Chelsea on deadline day but no move came together, as the player reportedly wanted to stay out the final six months of his contract at Camp Nou.

Official: Dembele stays at Barcelona through end of transfer window


Ousmane Dembele will not leave Barcelona in the January window, as no deal came close to happening in the final day of possible negotiations.

He will be able to join another club on a free move this summer.

Dembele expected to remain at Barcelona


Tottenham not in the running for Dembele


Dembele has Premier League offer


Ousmane Dembele has an offer to join a Premier League club, Barcelona president Joan Laporta has said.

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Pique seeks ‘best solution’ in Dembele transfer saga


Gerard Pique is hoping “the best solution for everyone” can be found in the long-running transfer saga at Barcelona involving Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United-linked Ousmane Dembele.

A long-serving defender at Camp Nou has told Ibai's Twitch channel: "I understand both sides. There is a lot of money at stake here. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and defends their interests. We have to find the best solution for everyone."

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Barca want Di Maria as part of Dembele deal (AS)


Paris Saint-Germain are said to have reached an agreement for Ousmane Dembele, but AS reports that Barcelona are pushing for that deal to be a part-exchange one.

With a France international forward seemingly heading to Parc des Princes, those at Camp Nou are keen to see ex-Real Madrid star Angel Di Maria move in the opposite direction.

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Man Utd rival PSG for Dembele (Footmercato)


Red Devils could hijack PSG bid for striker

Manchester United have made a late move to sign Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele from under the noses of PSG, according to Footmercato.

PSG have already verbally agreed a deal with Barca to sign the French winger but United have now made contact with the player's entourage.

The Red Devils are on the lookout for forward players after loaning out Anthony Martial with Donny van de Beek and Jesse Lingard set to follow. Mason Greenwood will also be unavailable for the foreseeable future after he was suspended.

Verbal agreement between Barca & PSG for Dembele


Paris Saint-Germain have reached a verbal agreement with Barcelona regarding a deal for Ousmane Dembele, claims Santi Aouna.

The France international forward could be heading home as he runs down his contract at Camp Nou, with Premier League suitors set to be left empty-handed.

Dembele won’t be frozen out


According to AS, Ousmane Dembele will not be frozen out if he sees out the winter transfer window still on Barcelona’s books.

The Blaugrana are keen to get the French winger moved on, as his contract runs down, but Xavi is eager to find a role for him in his plans if the World Cup winner stays in Spain.

Spurs offered Barca contract rebel Dembele (Daily Mail)


Tottenham have, according to the Daily Mail, been offered the chance to sign Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele.

The World Cup-winning Frenchman is running down his contract at Camp Nou and, with the Blaugrana looking to do business on deadline day, Spurs have been presented with an opportunity to snap him up.

Premier League move most likely for Barca man


Man Utd could beat Chelsea to signing


Manchester United could beat out Chelsea in the race to sign Ousmane Dembele, according to

Chelsea are monitoring Dembele's situation at Barca, with the Frenchman's connection with his former Borussia Dortmund manager, Thomas Tuchel, a potential selling point.

But Manchester United are willing to offer the winger higher wages as they look to lure him from Barca.

Dembele key to Aubameyang pursuit


In order for Barca to finance a potential move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the club will have to offload Ousmane Dembele.

Mundo Deportivo say that Dembele is open to leaving in January, although moving him on will be difficult for the club.

They'll have to do so, though, to register Aubameyang, the club's primary target at striker after a push for Alvaro Morata hit a snag.

Barca still plan on offloading Dembele


Ousmane Dembele may want to remain at Barcelona, but Sky Sports claims that the Liga giants are still looking to sell him before the winter deadline.

Having grown frustrated with the Frenchman’s actions during lengthy contract negotiations, the Blaugrana are eager to cash in and move in a different direction.

Dembele's agents meet Xavi


Ousmane Dembele's agents met Barcelona coach Xavi on Wednesday to reiterate the France international's desire to stay at Camp Nou, according to Sport.

Barcelona have told Dembele to find a new club after failing to reach agreement on an extension to his contract, which expires at the end of the season.

However, Dembele's representatives have reaffirmed that the winger wants to remain at the club and talks are ongoing to find a solution.