Barcelona president Laporta Slams Ousmane Dembele Over 1 Big Issue at Camp Nou

Barcelona president Laporta Slams Ousmane Dembele Over 1 Big Issue at Camp Nou

Ibitoye Shittu
February 1, 2022 at 8:31 PM
  • Barcelona president Joan Laporta has frowned at Ousmane Dembele rejecting an offer to move to the Premier League
  • The likes of Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal are said to be interested in signing Ousmane Dembele
  • Joan Laporta explained that Ousmane deliberately rejected all the offers that came his ways in the transfer window

Ousmane Dembele who is a Frenchman playing for Spanish giants Barcelona has been slammed by the club's president Joan Laporta for his refusal to move to England before the close of the transfer window.

Before the transfer window was locked, Ousmane Dembele was linked with a move to Premier League with the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal reported to be interested in signing the forward.

But despite being heavily linked with a move to the Premier League, Ousmane Dembele rejected the chance to play in the English topflight and he will therefore remain at the Camp Nou.

Ousmane Dembele
Ousmane Dembele in action for Barcelona. Photo by Jose Breton
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According to the report on UK Sun and Marca, Ousmane Dembele rejected offer to leave Barcelona which the club's president was not happy with.

Joan Laporta's reaction about Ousmane Dembele

"He did not want to accept any of the proposals that have been offered to him.
"It's not good for him or for the club, the renewal gave us salary margin, but the positioning is not understood.
"We think he has an agreement with another club and we will act in our own interest."

What is Barcelona's position on the League table?

Xavi and his men at Barcelona are currently occupying fifth position on the Spanish La Liga table with 35 points after 21 games played so far.

Barcelona announce the signing of Top Spanish winger from Premier League giants

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Barcelona who are top Spanish La Liga have announced the loan signing of winger Adama Traore from Premier League side Wolves until the end of the ongoing League season in Europe.

Since Barcelona chiefs appointed Xavi as the new boss at Nou Camp, the Spaniard has been trying to change the fortune of Barcelona for the best.

Traore, 26, began his career in the Catalans' famed La Masia youth system before moving on in 2015.

He has now returned to his first club where he becomes their third signing of the January window and Barcelona even have the option to make the deal permanent at the end of the season.

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