Manchester United wanted to sign a right winger last summer but failed to lure one. Ousmane Dembele were on their radar and once again, the Frenchman is in the lime light.
As per the latest reports going on in the media, Man Utd have submitted an offer to sign the Les Bleus playmaker, who is currently having his best season with Barcelona.
According to a story covered by Mundo Deportivo today, the Red Devils have put forward a proposal to lure the World Cup winning attacker. On the other hand, Italian champions Juventus have made an offer to hire his services as well.
However, the renowned Spanish news source have claimed that Dembele’s priority is to extend his stay with the Catalan giants.
The Frenchman left Dortmund to join Barca in 2017 but he has mostly spent time on the treatment table. The story is different this season. He has impressed big time under the management of Dutch coach Ronald Koeman, who also wants the player sign a new deal.
The former Rennes attacker’s current deal at the Camp Nou is due to expire in 2022 and he earns (Marca) around 12 million euros a year (£198,000-a-week).
In the last league game vs Valladolid, Dembele scored a late late winner to earn all three points for the Spanish giants, who are now just a point behind league leaders Atletico Madrid. Before that, he put in a brilliant performance in the 6-1 victory over Sociedad.
Not to forget, he initiated the comeback in the Copa Del Rey semis to help Barcelona beat Sevilla 3-2 after being 2-0 down in the first leg.
His top performances recently earned him a place again in the France’s national squad and has also made him a wanted man in the continent. Apart from Man Utd and Juventus, the likes of Liverpool and PSG are interested in signing him as well (MD). We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds in the coming months.