May 22, 2022

Succession Mbappé, the huge backpedal of Qatar

In the event of a departure from Kylian Mbappé next summer, PSG would think of Ousmane Dembele of Barca. But the case is floundering.

Leonardo made contact for Ousmane Dembélé

Officially pushed out to Barcelona, Ousmane Dembele is called upon to find a new club during this winter transfer window or to spend the rest of the season in the stands. The former Borussia Dortmund winger refusing to extend his contract which expires on June 30. According to the Spanish press, the 24-year-old striker finally agreed to leave the Catalan club during this transfer window.

Considered one of the best in his position, the 2018 world champion has no shortage of courtiers. Indeed, according to several local and foreign sources, Ousmane Dembélé is one of Paris Saint-Germain’s priorities for the possible succession of Kylian Mbappé. Leonardo, the Parisian sports director, has already contacted representatives of the native of Vernon to discuss his possible arrival at PSG at the end of the season.

But the latest news, the successor of Neymar at the Blaugranas will not join the collective of Mauricio Pochettino. Indeed, according to daily information The Team, Leonardo will not make a bid for Barca’s number 11 this winter. “Yesterday, the Spanish media reported on negotiations with the clan of Ousmane Dembélé, which Barça no longer wants. A priori, the PSG would not be very hot on this file, in particular because of the recurring injuries of the attacker “, explained the Ile-de-France media this Friday. Never mind. After PSG, Ousmane Dembélé has other suitors ready to take him out of Catalonia.

PSG Mercato: Dembele towards the Premier League?

On the departure of Barça, Ousmane Dembélé could take the direction of the Premier League, able to offer him the salary he demands. After having had the player under his orders in Dortmund, Thomas Tuchel would like to recover him from Chelsea. The leaders of the London club would even intend to make an offer soon in order to have Dembele at Stamford Bridge by midnight on January 31, according to the revelations of Sky Sports.

“He’s a very good player when he’s at his best. I was very lucky to have coached him when I was at Dortmund. It only lasted a year. It could have been longer, but I left and so did he. Since then, we have not been in close contact. I don’t know his situation in detail. But I know how I feel when people talk about my players so it’s better not to talk about it.”, recently replied Thomas Tuchel, coach of the Blues, at a press conference. new rich, Newcastle would also be in the running to try to get their hands on the former teammate of Lionel Messi.