Free on June 30, Ousmane Dembélé has still not extended with Barça, who would have views on a striker from Stade Rennais.
Xavi calls for a Rennes player to replace Dembélé
Recruited in 2017 against a check for 135 million euros, Ousmane Dembele playing his last year of contract under the colors of FC Barcelona. Corn Xavi hernandez and Joan Laporta don’t want to let him go. For months, the French attacking midfielder has therefore been carrying an offer of extension. But the former Borussia Dortmund winger is lagging behind.
As the winter transfer window approaches and the 24-year-old will be free to negotiate with the club of his choice from January 1, Barcelona leaders are looking at other horizons to get their hands on a new striker who could replace Dembélé if he had to make the decision to change. the Mundo Deportivo reveals that Jérémy Doku would be on the shelves of the Catalan club.
The Stade Rennais striker would replace the former Breton player announced for several other European greats, Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain in particular. An interest that seems however surprised in the entourage of the 19-year-old Belgian international.
Jérémy Doku’s father talks about Barça’s interest
According to the Spanish daily, Xavi particularly appreciates the profile of Jeremy Doku, back from injury for the match against Montpellier this Saturday at 9 p.m. Estimated at 26 million euros, Bruno Genesio’s protégé could however prove expensive for Barça who is going through an acute financial crisis. Never mind. Doku’s father does not believe this big rumor too much. No leader or intermediary of FC Barcelona has not yet knocked on his door to inquire about his son.
“I don’t think that’s true. I don’t think Barcelona are, at the moment, capable of investing large sums in the transfer market. In any case, we never had any contact with Barça. There are a lot of other clubs that want Jérémy. Even I can’t say more. He’s in a good position. I don’t think he wants to change already. But in football everything can go quickly and it also depends on which club is interested « , said David Doku at the microphone of Het Laatste Nieuws. Under contract until June 30, 2025, Jérémy Doku is valued at 26 million euros by the specialized site Transfermarkt.