If Barcelona do not negotiate an agreement in the coming days, Osmane is ready to give an ultimatum to Dumble. The Catalan club is looking to extend the forward deal, which currently has less than 12 months left.
Dembele joined Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund in 2017 for an initial fee of £ 97 million, with the club expecting to pay another 38 38 million. France were battling injuries during their time at Camp Nou, but had a successful spell during the 2020-21 campaign.
The 24-year-old made 44 appearances in all competitions, assisting in 11 events and five more. He was also part of the French squad for the European Championships After suffering a knee injury, he had to retreat from the middle ground They will see him ignored for at least four months.
Barcelona have no plans to allow him to move for free next summer, and have begun talks with their representatives about an extension. Although the club is hopeful of signing him on a new contract, they have yet to make much progress in reaching an agreement.
According to the French publication Le10 SportThe Catalan club is not happy with the lack of progress and is ready to drop the ultimatum. Barcelona are ready to punish the player and keep him on stand for the entire 2021-22 campaign if he fails to sign a new contract before returning from his last injury.
The La Liga giants have made it clear that they only want players who are fully committed to the club and are therefore ready to punish the young Frenchman if the contract stalls. Dembele was interested in English clubs, with Manchester United and Arsenal linked with the former winger.
Barcelona are confident that they will look into the possibility of offloading him if he does not sign a new contract. It will help The Catalan club not only cuts their wages, But also generate excessive revenue to help register other new signatures.
However, Dumble’s long-term injury will be a stumbling block in that the club is unlikely to want to spend their transfer funds on a player who will not be available for almost half of the campaign.