Borussia Dortmund 'want £135m for Ousmane Dembele'
10 Августа 2017, 01:46 | Erma Lawrence
Dembele scored in the friendly in June
According to Sport, Barca were "surprised" by the valuation-they expected a demand closer to €100 million (£90 million)-and will make a first formal bid for the 20-year-old Frenchman lower than the requested €150 million "in a few days". A delegation from Barcelona travelled to Germany yesterday to continue negotiations.
Dembele has four years remaining on his contract with BVB, but is reportedly keen on moving to La Liga.
Dortmund boss Peter Bosz is concerned that he would not be able to find a fitting replacement for Dembele before the end of the transfer window.
It has been one disappointing transfer window for FC Barcelona, who usually is seen attracting the most talented bunch of footballers, but have contrarily seen one of the brightest talents in world football, Neymar Jr. leave for Paris-Saint-Germain in in world record Euro 222 million deal.
Dembele, on Monday, met with club officials urging them to accept the proposal.
The Bundesliga side are reportedly demanding at least €120 million for the 20-year-old France global.
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