The player has expressed willingness to sign for Barça
Ousmane Dembélé, 18 years old French striker who plays for Stade Rennais, is the new objective of FC Barcelona Technical Secretary, Robert Fernández. He and another member of the club attended a match where this footballer participated on Sunday vs Nantes, with red-black victory by 4 to 1. The aim of the trip was, according to various media, to look closely at the player who made three of four goals at this match.
Watching the evolution of the forward and the game, the trip also served to begin negotiations with the Breton club to try to close a crossing, according to sources, might had a priority treatment. Although initially the idea was to incorporate the player and send him on loan (like Halilovic or Denis Suárez,) it is possible that, after seeing his performance, the club decided to sign him (the cost could be around €10 million) as a first team player at all levels.
The competition can be tough (leading English clubs such as Liverpool, Manchester City or Chelsea, in addition to the At. Madrid are also interested), but the player has expressed willingness to sign for Barça.