Four years ago, PSG showed, setting a record in the amount of compensation for one player, what they are ready to do to climb to the roof of Europe, this summer they once again demonstrated that they are unrivaled in the market when it comes to finances.
Both times over Barcelona's back. They gave a lot of money for Neymar, kidnapped Lionel Messi while Barcelona watched helplessly as he left, and now they are preparing another blow for Barca. It is - Ousmane Dembele. Of course, all after the news that the French footballer refused to extend his contract with the Catalan club resounded last night.
Dembele reportedly showed a desire to stay, but eventually fell under the influence of his manager Moussa Sissoko and allegedly asked Barcelona's management for 20,000,000 a year and an additional 40,000,000 just to sign, although he was previously told that if he wanted to stay he would have to agree to a salary reduction.
Paris Saint-Germain, on the other hand, has no problems with finances and can meet Dembele's demands. And not hours of time. Mundo Deportivo this morning brings the news that the management of the Parisian club has already started negotiations with the mentioned Sissoko, Dembele's representative.
At Prince's Park, they believe that the winger would be a good addition to Mauricio Pochettino's team, considering his talent, the fact that he is only 24 years old, and that he is French, which is why they think he would have no problem fitting into the team.
Additionally, he would be a kind of replacement for Kylian Mbappe, who will apparently give a hand to Real Madrid until the end of the season. So, the only one in the whole story will be Barcelona. Dembele has struggled with injuries at the Nou Camp for the past four and a half years, which is why he could not fully show why Barcelona wrote a nine-digit check for him in the summer of 2017.
Despite that, the new coach of Blaugrana Xavi showed an explicit desire and tried in every way to convince the Frenchman to stay in the team. It seemed a few days ago when Dembele posted a picture of the coat of arms of Barcelona on social media that he had succeeded in his intention, however, the lack of money in the coffers could once again ruin the work of the Catalans. Barcelona could lose an important player