- Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted he is interested in signing Barcelona’s £95m record signing Ousmane Dembele
- Dembele has been struggling to adjust to life in the Camp Nou following his record transfer from Dortmund
- And Klopp has hinted he will likely table a bid for the young Frenchman
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted he is interested in signing Barcelona’s £95m record signing Ousmane Dembele.
The 20-year-old joined Barca last summer with a huge expectation but a serious injury wrecked his season and he has supposedly failed to settle in the new city, living alone.
The young Frenchman moved to the Camp Nou outfit from Klopp’s former side Borussia Dortmund to eventually help replace Neymar.
And when Klopp was asked if he was interested in signing the starlet, he said: "Is he on the market? Now I'm interested."
But he has completed just one league match this season, subbed off in all but one of his nine starts and scoring just one La Liga goal.
A serious muscle injury in September –in just his third appearance for the Catalan club - robbed him of almost four months of his career.
And his January return never really caught alight and his Champions League goal against Chelsea in March was a rare highpoint and Barca are now linked wirh Atleti ace Antoine Griezmann.
Dembele has been linked with a move away and Klopp got the ball rolling on a deal when asked, after his side’s disappointing loss to Chelsea, that he will be bidding.
NAIJ.com previously reported that Spanish giants Barcelona are now said to be ready to offer star striker Ousmane Dembele to Arsenal in a big to stop Real Madrid and Manchester United from signing Hector Bellerin.
Barcelona signed Dembele from Borussia Dormund last summer, but the Frenchman has endured a problematic first season at the Nou Camp.
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin on the other hand has emerged as a summer transfer target for Barcelona and Los Blancos want to try and lure him to Spain this summer.
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