Ousmane Dembele has had an eventful summer. At the end of his contract with Barcelona, the French winger negotiated for weeks with the Catalan club to finally come up with an extension. After regaining confidence in Xavi’s arrival on the bench, the former Rennes player is back in fitness. for Mundo DeportivoOusmane Dembele returned to this period “I have always told Xavi that I want to continue here, if it takes time it is because of negotiations, but I have always said I want to continue at Barcelona and in the end we are all happy.”. Ousmane Dembele also denied negotiating with other clubs: “There was none of that, I only spoke with Barcelona. And I told my representatives that I only wanted Barcelona.”
Dembele praises Lewandowski
Ousmane Dembele also paid tribute to his new teammate Robert Lewandowski: “The first time we saw each other he said to me ‘You’re going to give me a lot of help.’ I hope there’s a lot. He’s really good, you see him every day in training. He’s a very good guy, always laughing, he talks a lot with everyone. The age is 34, he has a lot of experience and there are a lot of young players here, he is the captain of the team.
Like his teammate of choice, Kylian Mbappe was also at the end of the decade. After hesitating for a long time, the Bondi native decided to continue the adventure in Paris Saint-Germain. To the joy of Ousmane Dembele: “It is better for Barcelona if Mbappe stays in Paris. It is his childhood club, and he is enjoying being there. I don’t know if he will come to La Liga in the future.”
Ousmane Dembele looked back on his eventful summer. For weeks long, winger Rennes found himself free of any contract before finally extending the adventure with Barcelona. The French international was assigned in this period.