Ousmane Dembele to Barcelona: Borussia Dortmund star is ready to make move
Barcelona tried to sign the young winger last summer but were knocked back because he wanted regular football.
Dembele moved to Borussia Dortmund from Rennes and has impressed in Germany.
The 20-year-old scored six goals and registered 12 assists in 32 Bundesliga appearances and scored twice in the Champions League.
But Dembele is ready to leave Dortmund after one season following Thomas Tuchel’s departure.
And reports in Spain, from Mundo Deportivo, claim he is back on Barcelona’s radar after making contact with the club saying he was ready to move again.
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He is also said to be concerned with the imminent departure of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Barcelona are ready to step up their summer overhaul with new manager Ernesto Valverde in place.
The former Athletic Bilbao boss is being tasked with taking Barca back to the top after Luis Enrique left the club.
Ousmane Dembele is ready to quit Borussia Dortmund this summer
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The defensive area is his priority but another option in attack is also on the list with Paco Alcacer failing to impress this season and likely to leave.
Dembele would likely act as back up for the front three of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez.
Barcelona have also been linked with Marco Verratti and Philippe Coutinho and are expected to get the ball rolling in the coming weeks.