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Barcelona Completes Signing Ousmane Dembele For €150m



Barcelona FC has completed the signing of Dortmund wonder-kid, Ousmane Dembele for an initial fee of €120million.

Barcelona Completes Signing Ousmane Dembele For €150m

Barcelona Completes Signing Ousmane Dembele For €150m

The Catalans have been in search of a replacement for their record breaking attacker, Neymar. Only weeks ago the Brazilian joined french side Paris St. German for €220m to become the most expensive football player in the world.

Barcelona after seeing their 4th attempt to sign Liverpool midfielder, Phillipe Coutinho turned down, has agreed to pay an initial amount of €120million for the french international.

beIN sports reports that the initial payment is exclusive of a possible €30m in add-ons and incentives, bringing the transfer total to a possible €150m.

Dembele was earlier suspended by Dortmund for refusing to report for training as he pushed for a transfer to the Barcelona.

France coach Didier Deschamps has dropped the wonderkid from his squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers amid uncertainty over his future.

“Ousmane has not been training for 15 days, he is waiting for a possible transfer, he is struggling with his club.”

Like many other transfers this season, Neymar inclusive, The amount paid for Dembele has generated a lot of murmurs and controversy – chief of which is whether the 20-year-old ace striker is really worth the amount being paid for him.

Worth it or not, we’ll know soon enough with the Spanish La-liga already in full swing. Dembele will have ample opportunity to show if he is able to fill the gap left by Neymar in the Barcelona frontline.

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