Free to join the club of his choice at the end of the season, Ousmane Dembele could eventually extend his contract with FC Barcelona. French winger Moussa Sissoko’s agent and club representatives had a meeting this Wednesday, according to Mundo Deportivo. A short-term extension would be a possibility.
After several weeks of talks, the prospect of Ousmane Dembele extending his contract at FC Barcelona seemed unlikely. Despite the fact that he will be free to join the club of his choice at the end of the season, his coach Xavi has nonetheless made him an undisputed starter in his system. A wise choice considering the winger’s performance in 17 La Liga games, having made 11 assists.
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Unthinkable until recently, French expansion into Catalonia is again a possibility. According to Mundo Deportivo, Dembele’s agent held a meeting with club representatives to discuss the future of his foal. Catalan media specifies that the 24-year-old striker wants to stay at the club. If nothing is closed in this file yet, an extension of two sessions may be a satisfactory solution for all parties.
Cruyff: “We want him to continue”
If the former element of Borussia Dortmund has been injured frequently since arriving at Barca in 2017, the latter is starting a series of matches to the delight of the people of Barcelona. Aware of Dembele’s merits, the club’s technical advisor Jordi Cruyff recently shared his desire to second him in La Liga: “With Dembele, we want him to continue and the player wants to continue, therefore We will see if a compromise can be found.”
His teammate Ferran Torres also jokingly mentioned the possibility of “sequencing” the Frenchman. With the end of the season in full swing, the Frenchman’s future is still uncertain.