Ousmane Dembele ‘likely to join Premier League club’ with Man Utd, Chelsea and Newcastle locked in transfer battle

MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea and Newcastle are fighting over the transfer of superstar Ousmane Dembele, according to reports.

Barcelona have told the hot shot, 24, that he will be leaving the club after refusing to sign a new contract.

Ousmane Dembele, 24, has been told to leave Barcelona and top Premier League clubs are interested


Ousmane Dembele, 24, has been told to leave Barcelona and top Premier League clubs are interestedCredit: Getty

Sky Sports report that the Frenchman is ‘most likely’ to join a Premier League club if a transfer is completed this weekend.

Spanish news outlet Marca have also confirmed that Dembele and his agent are now looking for his next club.

They say that it is ‘clear’ to the winger and his representatives that a move in his his best interests.

A loan would be a possibility if a permanent deal cannot be concluded.

Man Utd have been on high alert with Chelsea behind them in the race for the World Cup winner.

Meanwhile, Newcastle are said to have made a monster offer but player wages remain a hurdle.


Although plagued with injuries in recent times, Dembele has been a key man for Barcelona since joining in 2017.

The 24-year-old has scored 31 times in 129 appearances for the Catalan club, winning La Liga twice.

However this season the French international has only played six league games and three Champions League games, yet to score in either competition.

The news also comes as Barca are on the brink of signing Adama Traore, who has arrived in the city for a medical.

The Spanish international plays in the same position as Dembele and is seen as a replacement at the Nou Camp.

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