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The 'Dembélé case' is more complicated: PSG wants the '7' as a replacement for Di María

Published:16/03/2022 - 22:04h

Updated:16/03/2022 - 22:28h

After the failure in the Champions League against Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain is preparing a real revolution in its squad. According to 'RMC Sports', Ángel Di María will not renew and, instead, PSG wants Ousmane Dembélé

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The last performances of Ousmane Dembélé with the FC Barcelona have reactivated the offers by him and one of the interested with doing with the '7' blaugrana is Paris Saint-Germain. As it advances ''RMC Sports', the French prepare a lot of changes in his staff of face to the 2022-23 and one of the players that will go out is the Argentinian Ángel Gave María. In his place would arrive 'Dembouz', to the one who the PSG already had contacted in the wintry market.

In fact, the managerial culé follows suspecting that one of the reasons by which Moussa Sissokó, agent of the forward, has not wanted to negotiate with the Barça is because it already has something pactado with another club, and one of the main suspects is the PSG, since Dembélé descartó speak with Chelsea and Tottenham in January and, in front of the imminent course of Kylian Mbappé, the one of Vernom would be one of the variants predilectas of Leonardo, sportive director of Paris, for the next season.

After the 'serial' wintry, Ousmane has returned to the announcements, rewarding with goals and assistances the confidence of Xavi Hernández. 1 goal and 5 assistances in the last four parties of LaLiga, being headline in three of them, denote his physical recovery and smell goleador. The Frenchman aims to the 'eleven' of face to the Classical of the Sunday, considering that the Barça has to play the Thursday in Istanbul the turn of the eighth of final of the Europe League in front of the Galatasaray.

Di María, for his part, ends his contract in June and will leave PSG free. The Argentine arrived in France in 2015 and will leave after completing his worst season at the Parc des Princes, having only added 3 goals and 5 assists in 23 appearances in 2021-22. Other forwards targeted to leave in the summer are Julian Draxler and Mauro Icardi. Both have a contract until 2024 and a transfer seems to be the most feasible way for their departure in August.

Aubameyang expects Dembélé to stay

One of the players who has understood the French best in recent games is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Since his arrival, the Gabonese has scored 6 goals in 9 games with the Catalans and, in the press conference prior to the match with Galatasaray, the striker stated that he would like Ousmane to stay at Barça. "We have talked about it, but it will be his decision. I would like him to stay another year or two, I am very happy to play with him. He is giving assists and I had no doubts because I have known him for many years. I give him smiles so that he is happy”, said the Gabonese, who had already shared with the Frenchman in 2016-17 at Borussia Dortmund.

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