Barcelona winger, Ousmane Dembele has been linked with a move away from the Camp Nou.
These rumours have been catalysed last week by their signing from AS Roma of Malcom, a Brazilian who plays in a similar position; thus throwing Dembele’s future up in the air.
The player, who only arrived at the club last summer in a £97m deal, struggled for consistency last term as he struggled for form and fitness.
A number of top clubs have been linked to signing Dembele this summer; we are among them. If the Frenchman does come to the Emirates Stadium, he should be able to settle into the Premier League relatively comfortably. Barcelona have not shown signs of being willing to let him go – manager Ernesto Valverde has said he remains a key component of the squad – but even so, a loan move away from Spain is not out of the cards.
Here is how the 21-year-old will look in a Gunners shirt.
Last Thursday afternoon, Nigerian international, Alex Iwobi posted a video on social media showing himself getting the better of French striker, Alexandre Lacazette.Dembele came across the video and couldn’t help poking fun at his compatriot, with Iwobi also getting in on the act at making a playful jest at Lacazette. Dembele and Lacazette are very good friends and some Arsenal fans believe this latest tryst on social media points to the fact that he will be welcomed to the Gunners dressing room.
Dembele really needs to get his career back on track, following a difficult start to life in Catalonia. He earned worldwide acclaim during his sole season with Borussia Dortmund, where he formed a brilliant attacking partnership with current Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.