Craven Cottage man tells the world about Bernabeu interest in his services.
Moussa Dembélé has claimed Real Madrid have shown an interest in him – but Fulham have yet to receive any offers and would not welcome any.
The Belgium international has long been linked with a move away from Craven Cottage, where he has shone since joining from AZ Alkmaar three years ago.
Manchester United, Tottenham and Chelsea have all been linked with a move for Dembélé, who has revealed José Mourinho’s Real Madrid are another interested party.
“I do not know [if I will leave],” he told the Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad. “Actually I can say nothing about it.
“There was contact between Real and my agent. They wanted information, but that was it. Everything is still.”
Odd that Moussa Dembele would say that he could ‘say nothing about’ Real Madrid’s interest in his services of whether he would leave if such an opportunity arose but then follow on to say that ‘there was contact between Real and my agent’, as if to say ‘There, it’s out now, let the fun begin’.
Jose Mourinho may indeed want the Belgian international but then it would appear that many sides want American Clint Dempsey and the Craven Cottage side have managed to successfully fend off apparent interest in the 29 year old marksman perhaps Martin Jol will hope his West London side does likewise in relation to Dembele.
As improved as the former AZ Alkmaar man is, and the 25 year old did put in a consistent shift in last term, where exactly would the adaptable attacker fit into Jose Mourinho’s first team picture?
Given that astronomical talents like Kaka struggle to retain a spot in the Bernabeu starting eleven, how would Dembele fair? Would such a move only result in a season of bench warming followed by the frantic pursuit of a move away from the Spanish giants, similar to the predicament Nuri Sahin now finds himself in.
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