French forward Ousmane Dembele is seen as one of the best young players in football and has drawn interest from nearly all of Europe’s biggest clubs this year.
Amidst interest from nearly every Premier League giant: Man United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City, and Tottenham, along with Champions League regulars Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Juventus, Dembele’s representatives have denied recent reports that he had signed a deal with Borussia Dortmund.
According to FootMercato [per the Daily Mail], Dembele’s lawyer and representative Badou Sambague said the French teen has not made any deals and that the rumours are just speculation.
‘I categorically deny any agreement with Borussia Dortmund or anyone,’ Sambague said.
‘Ousmane is finishing his season. If there is a lot of speculation, about him or others, it’s still speculation. Journalists are doing their job, everyone does their job, but there is no agreement between Ousmane and another club for next season.’
The 18-year-old French forward has enjoyed a very solid debut in Ligue 1 with Rennes, scoring 12 goals and making five assists in 22 appearances with the ninth-place team.
Dembele has been capped twice for the France Under-21 team since the start of 2016 after making three appearances for the Under-19 team since 2015.
Per the source, Barcelona had an offer of £27 million rejected.
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