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All the ups and downs of Dembélé's soap opera with Barça

Published:14/07/2022 - 14:05h

Updated:14/07/2022 - 14:05h

Ousmane Dembélé has decided to continue his career at Barça until 2024. However, the decision was not easy and several episodes occurred in one of the biggest 'novels' on the market

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The 'renewal' of Ousmane Dembélé was a 'hard bone of roer' for the FC Barcelona. The sportive direction was after his steps from beginnings of the past season, taking into account that his agreement finalised this summer and that they had to move index card to retain him of face to the future. The conversations initiated but little by little went agrounding because of the high pretences of his agent, Moussa Sissoko.

The representative demanded a premium of signing of 45 million euros and an increase in the emolumentos of the forward, happening of the 10 'kilos' annual to the 15. By his part, the blaugrana opted for offering him an agreement to the drop, what brought achieve a negative answer of the player. In front of this, the Barcelona kept firm and followed working in the season of Xavi Hernández, incorporating signings like the one of Ferran Torres, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Adama Traoré and Dani Alves.

Once opened the wintry market in January of this year, the club decided to put him end to his bond with the 'Mosquito' and open him the doors so that it looked for yes or yes a new destination. So much Bayern Munich like Chelsea and PSG interested in him, but the requirements of his surroundings were an obstacle that could not face. Besides, the own 'Dembouz' showed immovable with his wish to fulfil the whole of his agreement, something that did not fall well in the offices of the Camp Nou.

It converted the boos in applauses

The directive took the decision to leave him in the terracing in important commitments, like the party of Glass of the King in front of the Athletic Bilbao. However, the paper of Xavi was crucial and convinced to the cúpula culé that had to allow him play, since it is an important player inside his diagram of game. Said and fact, the French returned to the terrains of game showing his best version since it dressed the T-shirt of the Borussia Dortmund.

In spite of this, the fans still was angry with his attitude with the shield and by all the 'serial' ocasionado by his contractual situation. The enclosure culé filled of boos and pitidos every time that the '7' touched the balloon, although with category was changing all these feelings in applauses, what showed his impact so much in the public as in the good moments that crossed the first team during the 2021/22.

The final phase of his 'renewal'

The season culminated without titles for a Barça that left doubts in the air. Joan Laporta promised to do signings and give him a dump to the staff, what has gone carrying out with distinct incorporations after his 'crowbars' economic were approved in Assembly. Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessié arrived to 'cost zero', whereas the future of Dembélé was still in the 'limbo' and the club kept firm his original proposal, that that situated him in the same margin salarial that Ansu Fati.

After two weeks that the market veraniego opened his doors, the 'novel' came to an end and the extreme Frenchman decided to remain in Catalonia as it had done it know in multiple opportunities. With 25 years, accepted to sign a new agreement until 2024 and that will reduce his income in 40%, fulfilling like this with the new political salarial of the directive and being to the pair of all the new agreements that will seal the institution, including the one of Raphinha.

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