Ousmane Dembele continues to be one of the main topics in the Catalan media, as his controversial situation at Barcelona has many angles to be talked of.
Today, we get to see outlet Sport claiming there’s a Premier League side who are coming strong for his signing in the summer, and that’s Chelsea.
The report claims the Blues ‘decided to go with everything’ for Dembele, especially now that they gave up on signing Serge Gnabry from Bayern Munich due to his high price.
It’s said Chelsea, who’d already tried the Barça player in January, now contacted his entourage for a move in the summer, when he’ll be out of contract with the Camp Nou side.
According to Sport, Dembele has many offers on the table, but only three clubs could afford his demands. Those are said to be Chelsea, Juventus and Manchester United.
Even though the player has been telling his Barcelona teammates he’d like to stay, the difference between his asking price and what the club can pay is said to be ‘huge’, so that’s a very unlikely scenario.
That’s why his agents are talking around and looking for the best offer. Chelsea’s attempt in January was turned down by the Frenchman himself, and this time, the Blues are willing to pay a good bonus and high salary to convince him.
In short, ‘the negotiations have begun’.