Ousmane Dembélé spoke about his future at Barça on the sidelines of the Clasico against Real Madrid. The tricolor world champion is happy in Catalonia but has not yet negotiated an extension.
A time presented as a potential bargaining chip to promote the return of Neymar to Barça, Ousmane Dembélé is now part of Ronald Koeman’s executives. Spared by injuries, the French winger signs an honorable season with ten goals and four assists in 37 appearances in all competitions. Free in June 2022, the 2018 world champion could receive an offer to extend and admitted this Saturday on the sidelines of the Clasico lost against Real (2-1) that he would see himself staying.
“I do not know (what will be my future) because there have not yet been discussions with the club, reacted the international tricolor of 23 years with the channel beIN Sports. I am happy here in Barcelona. . I feel good. Frankly, we’ll see what happens. “
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Dembélé in no hurry
Recruited by Barça in 2017 to make Neymar forget, “Dembouz” has long been under fire from critics in Catalonia. Between the price of his transfer and his healthy lifestyle, the Frenchman was considered one of the big mistakes of the former management team. But this season Ousmane Dembélé seems to have put everyone in agreement and could convince Joan Laporta of his confidence for the future.
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“There was a new president. He is a president that I saw but that I do not know too much,” said the former player of Rennes and Borussia Dortmund. He made the history of Barça and he’s close to the players. He likes talking to the players. I’ve seen him two or three times so we’ll see what happens. “
Ousmane Dembélé could see the situation settle in the coming weeks. And if the Blaugrana club no longer counted on him, the French would already have no shortage of prestigious courtiers in Europe. Enough to approach the future with serenity.