Dembele has entered the ultimate six months of his contract on the Nou Camp. As issues stand, the 24-year-old winger has not accepted a brand new deal and is wanting increasingly more likely to go away the Catalan giants. Dembele is at the moment ready to signal a pre-contract with any overseas membership.
Barcelona have tried their finest to supply the Frenchman a brand new deal. Xavi has additionally steered that he might signal an extension on lowered wages to assist the membership counter their bleak monetary circumstances.
Nevertheless, in line with Spanish outlet AS, Xavi has reached his tolerance ranges with the state of affairs. AS have reported that Dembele and his brokers are requesting unrealistic calls for and making a poisonous environment throughout the membership.
Barcelona at the moment are slowly accepting that they won’t attain an settlement with Dembele and his representatives. This might immediate the previous Borussia Dortmund star to go away the Nou Camp as early as this month.
Dembele was a big-money arrival following a £135 million transfer from Dortmund in the summertime of 2017. Regardless of the hype surrounding the switch, Dembele has did not reside as much as his expectations.
The 24-year-old winger has scored 31 targets and offered 23 assists in 129 appearances for the Blaugrana. Dembele’s time on the membership has been largely hindered by long-term accidents and inconsistency.
It’s price mentioning that Barcelona have already signed an enough alternative if Dembele leaves the Nou Camp. The Catalan outfit signed Ferran Torres from Manchester Metropolis for a price of round £54 million. They’ve additionally been linked with a transfer for Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Adama Traore.
Barcelona have discovered some rhythm below Xavi Hernandez
Barcelona are slowly discovering some rhythm below the administration of Xavi Hernandez. The Blaugrana are at the moment on a five-match unbeaten run in La Liga. Nevertheless, three of these matches have been attracts.
As issues stand, the Catalan giants are sixth within the league standings, having amassed 32 factors from 20 matches. They’re solely some extent behind Atletico Madrid, who’re at the moment in fourth place and occupy the ultimate UEFA Champions League place.
Nevertheless, Xavi did see his facet endure a 3-2 defeat by the hands of Actual Madrid within the semi-finals of the Spanish Tremendous Cup. Whereas the efficiency gained reward from some sections, the outcome noticed them lose a superb likelihood of lifting silverware.
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This was additionally the Catalans’ second El Clasico defeat of the season following their 2-1 loss in La Liga in October.