FC Barcelona apparently wants to extend the contract of offensive player Ousmane Dembele, which expires in summer 2022, as soon as possible.
Like the Barcelona-based Spanish sports newspaper Mundo Deportivo reports, the extension of the French should have the highest priority for coach Ronald Koeman and those responsible for Blaugrana.
Accordingly, the 23-year-old, who has been through difficult times due to injuries since moving from Borussia Dortmund to Barca in the summer of 2017, is a fixed point in Koeman’s plans. Barca see Dembele as a key player for the coming years.
Just a few months ago, it was well known that things looked very different. Dembele seemed to be about to leave Barcelona in the autumn of last year and was associated with Juventus Turin and above all with Manchester United.
Loud Mundo Deportivo However, Barca have now undergone a 180-degree turn in the Dembele case. After months of injury pauses in the preseason, the world champion is usually seeded this season and has consistently performed well, having so far scored nine goals and four assists in 35 appearances.