C'EST LA VIE: Ousmane Dembele to snub PSG and Barça for this club

C'EST LA VIE: Ousmane Dembele to snub PSG and Barça for this club

The French international would be moving to the Premier League for next season

Por: Fernando RomeroJueves 9 Jun 2022

 It has been a roller coster. First he broke through at Borussia Dortmund, then he got a move to Barcelona for 140 million euros which made him one of the most expensive players ever. 

It wasn't the best of times for Ousmane Dembele at Barcelona

It wasn't the best of times for Ousmane Dembele at Barcelona

Injuries and sub-par performances made him public enemy number one at Barça, to the point where the president of the club was telling him publicly to leave, only to then do a 180 and say he was better than Mbappé, and try to get him to stay. Now, it seems like the story of Ousmane Dembele and Barcelona will be over, for good or bad.

That's because according to French sports site Le10sport, Ousmane Dembele would have chosen to move to Chelsea over PSG. With his options to renewing contract at Barcelona very limited and his contract expiring very soon, there were only two choices for the French international, and unlike his national team partner Kylian Mbappe, the former Rennes prodigy has chosen to move to the Premier League.

Barcelona president Joan Laporta openly shopped Dembele before going back on his words to try and renew his contract

Barcelona president Joan Laporta openly shopped Dembele before going back on his words to try and renew his contract

The main driver for this is reported to be his relationship with Thomas Tuchel, who coached him when he was at Borussia Dortmund and arguably got him to perform at his best. Under the German manager, Dembele scored 10 goals and provided 22 assists in 50 matches, a production that takes him to 108 minutes per goal involvement, something that dwarves what he could achieve at Barcelona.

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