Barcelona agree €105m deal to sign Dembele from Dortmund

Barcelona agree €105m deal to sign Dembele from Dortmund

Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign a replacement for Neymar in the shape of Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele.

Ousmane Dembele will join Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund for an initial fee of €105million, the France international agreeing a five-year contract.

MORE: Socceroo seals European Champions League spot

Barca lost Brazil superstar Neymar to Paris Saint-German in a world-record €222m switch this month and Dembele is set to be tasked with filling that considerable void after sealing a move to Camp Nou that could reach up to €147m.

The France international, who will take the number 11 shirt previously worn by Neymar, has a contract that runs until 2022 and contains a release clause of €400m. He is due to arrive in Catalonia on Sunday and undergo a medical a day later.

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has also attracted Barca's interest, with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp insisting his team have no intention to sell, but the Catalan giants are now close to getting their deal for the 20-year-old France winger over the line.

Dembele was suspended by Dortmund after missing training this month amid the speculation over his potential switch to LaLiga. In a statement released on Friday, the Bundesliga club claimed their dispute with the player must be resolved before his sale is finalised.

He joined BVB last year from Rennes for €15m and won rave reviews for his performances, scoring 10 times in 49 matches across all competitions and providing 20 assists.

He was named in the Bundesliga team of the season and scooped the man-of-the-match award after opening the scoring in Dortmund's 2-1 DFB-Pokal final triumph over Eintracht Frankfurt.

Share this article


Latest stories


WATCH: Hamilton profits from Vettel's first-lap crash to win in Singapore


Leishman extends advantage at BMW Championship as Day lurks

Cormier torn over receiving UFC title after Jones tests positive

Rugby Championship

Australia v Argentina: Everything you need to know


WATCH: Hole-in-one hero Day relaxed amid FedEx Cup charge


WATCH: Ryan beaten twice as Bournemouth pick up first win


Leishman extends lead as Day stays close at BMW Championship


Stephens hungry for more after big-money US Open win


WATCH: Messi nets hat-trick in Barcelona's big win


WATCH: Mane's controversial red card leaves Klopp fuming


WATCH: Stephens thrashes Keys to claim incredible US Open win


Embarrassed Montpellier apologise for shocking shirt-printing error

Back to Top