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According to The Guardian, Barcelona will have to pay £135 if they want to lure Ousmane Dembele away from Borussia Dortmund as a replacement for Neymar. Arsenal have also been linked with the player but seem they have withdrawn their interest due to the enormous price tag.
Last week, Neymar transferred to PSG from Barcelona in a world record fee of around £200 million which has had Barca probing the transfer market for a suitable replacement.
Dembele from Dortmund has now become their prime target but the German side have told the Spanish giants that they will have to pay an outrageous £135m for the French winger.
Dortmund chief executive, Hans-Joachim Watzke confirmed that his club have already rejected a bid for Dembele from Barcelona worth £90m.
Dortmund president, Hans-Joachim Watzke confirmed that his club have already turned down a bid for Dembele from Barcelona worth £90m.
After coming from Stade Rennais last summer for a bargain fee of £13m, it was a season to remember for Dembele, playing 49 games across all competitions, including 10 in the Champions League, finding the net 10 times and providing 21 assists which helped his side win the German Cup.
He also earned his first ever cap for France, which came in a 3-1 victory over Italy, he has made seven appearances for his country, scoring once which came against England.
Although Dortmund will make amass a huge profit if they sold Dembele to Barca, they want to keep onto the 20-year-old as he is one of the most promising players in football. Liverpool and Arsenal have both been linked with Dembele this summer