Dembele's Midnight Blue and Red Switch to PSG Shocks Barcelona!

In a fast-moving turn of events, French footballer Ousmane Dembele is set to switch jerseys from Barcelona's blue-and-red to Paris Saint-Germain's midnight blue and red for a sum of 50 million euros.

by Faruk Imamovic
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Dembele's Midnight Blue and Red Switch to PSG Shocks Barcelona!

In a fast-moving turn of events, French footballer Ousmane Dembele is set to switch jerseys from Barcelona's blue-and-red to Paris Saint-Germain's midnight blue and red for a sum of 50 million euros. The French international, also known as the 'naughty boy of world football', has given his consent for the transfer which is scheduled to be completed by the stroke of midnight tonight.

Italian sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano, well-regarded for his accurate reporting of transfer market news, has confirmed the transfer speculation. The journalist points out that Dembele has already agreed to sign a five-year contract with the French champions.

Barcelona had hoped that their star forward would reject the offer from Paris, but it appears the allure of the French capital and a chance to spearhead PSG's squad proved too irresistible for Dembele.

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The French club, Paris Saint-Germain, made their intentions clear in a letter to Barcelona, stating they are ready to meet the asking price for Dembele.

This decision comes on the heels of Lionel Messi's departure and the potential move of Kylian Mbappe, leaving the Parisians in search of a new star to represent the club. In Dembele, they see not just an extraordinary player, but also the future face of the club.

Barcelona, on their part, exerted their best efforts to retain Dembele, but a disagreement over a new contract drove a wedge between the parties. The French national demanded an inflated salary, which Barcelona was unable to provide but which proved no hurdle for the deep-pocketed Parisians.

Time is of the essence for PSG, as the buyout clause for Dembele will double to a whopping 100 million euros if the deal is not sealed today. Spanish media outlets, while covering the story, drew parallels with PSG's controversial signing of Neymar from Barcelona six years ago.

The Parisian club paid an unprecedented 222 million euros buyout clause, setting a record for the most expensive transfer in football history. With Dembele's imminent move, it seems like a case of déjà vu for the clubs involved.

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