Ousmane Dembele has been told to leave Barcelona immediately if he refused to renew his contract with the club. He was also dropped from the squad for their meeting with Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey. After that, he hit back at Barca, saying “won’t give in to blackmail”.
Is Dembele leaving Barcelona?
Dembele joined the Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund for €145 million in 2017. His current contract will expire in this summer, meaning that he will become free agent at the end of this seaon if he will not sign a new contract. Barcelona wants to keep this winger with new contract, being desperate to avoid Demebele leaving for free.
Alemany said that Barca had made different offers, while all of them were rejected by his agents.
Dembele disagreed with him and post a statement on his social media. Dembele wrote,”From today it finishes. From today I am going to reply honestly, without giving in to any kind of blackmail. I forbid anyone from attributing intentions to me that I have never had.”
“As you all know, there are negotiations. I leave my agent in charge of those, it’s his area. My area is the ball, simply to play football and share moments of happiness with my teammates and all the fans.”