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Deal Agreed! Barcelona Signs Ousmane Dembele On A Five-Year Deal

By BA News Staff / Published on Friday, 25 Aug 2017 21:23 PM / No Comments / 57 views

FC Barcelona have announced the signing of Ousmane Dembélé  from Borussia Dortmund.on a five year deal.

The deal is worth €105 million plus add-ons with his release clause set at 400 million euros.

If sealed, he becomes the joint second most expensive player in euro, only second to former Barcelona star, Neymar.

According to an official statement from Barcelona, the player will arrive in Barcelona on Sunday ahead of his medicals on Monday.

The  20 year old  lanky French wenger is very versatile, has pace and has the ability to take on defenders.

He comes to FC Barcelona after having demonstrated his quality with  Borussia Dortmund.after just one season with 103 successful dribbles, more than any other player in the Bundesliga to join the attacking duo of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Dembélé was born Vernon, France. He started his professional career with the junior side of  Rennes where he made 20 caps and scored five goals.

He made his professional debut for the Stade Rennais’ reserve side  in 2014 where he bagged 13 goals in 18 games in his first season.

In November 2015, Dembélé scored his first goal for the first team in Ligue 1 against Bordeaux, and will go ahead to sign a five-year contract with German club, Borussia Dortmund.

The young winger at the end of the season was part of the Bundesliga Team of the Season and was awarded the Bundesliga Rookie of the Season award.

Source: GhanaXtra

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