- Barcelona are considering selling Ousmane Dembele in January for a high price as they aim to recoup some of the €130million they paid to sign the France winger
- Dembele only extended his Barcelona contract after the end of last season and the Catalans included a €100 million release clause in his new 2-year deal
- Dembele has rediscovered his best form again after providing 13 assists in just 21 appearances last season for Barcelona
Ousmane Dembele could leave Barcelona as early as January despite penning a 2-year contract extension with the Catalan giants in the summer.
Dembele has suddenly found his best form again for Barcelona after some inconsistent performances for the La Liga giants caused by multiple injuries.
According to Barca Universal, Barcelona are considering offloading Dembele for a high price if the Frenchman continues in his superb form and attracts multiple suitors.
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The Catalans will receive nothing less than €100million for the 25-year-old winger after inserting the release clause in his new 2-year contract extension deal.
Dembele has been one of Barcelona’s standout players this season under Xavi, continuing from last season when he created 13 assists in just 21 games for La Blaugrana.
Barcelona confirm Araujo will undergo surgery
Meanwhile, Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo could be on the verge of missing the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar after it was confirmed the Uruguayan will undergo surgery, Goal reports.
Araujo picked up a thigh injury while on international duty with Uruguay in a friendly with Iran and Barcelona has now confirmed the 23-year-old will have to undergo surgery.
Araujo's injury is a big blow to Barcelona as the Uruguayan defender has become a key figure in the heart of the Catalans' backline.
Deschamps gives worrying update on Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Barcelona's injury woes continue to increase after France coach Didier Deschamps disclosed that Ousmane Dembele sustained a calf injury.
Dembele made a 12-minute second-half cameo for the reigning World champions for the first time since 2020 against Austria in League A Group 1 of the Nations League.
But the winger finished the match with muscle discomfort and is expected to be on the sidelines.