Barcelona interested in signing Borussia Dortmund winger

News By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 07/06/2017

Barcelona is interested in signing Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele, the player is regarded as one of the best young players on the continent after a stellar performance for Bundesliga giant.

The French moved to Dortmund last season from Rennes and his performance has attracted Ernesto Valverde as he looks to sign the player from the German side.

Umtiti has ramped up speculation linking Barcelona with a move for the versatile forward.

“Ousmane and I make a lot of fun out of each other, and I know the club is interested in his profile,” Umtiti told L’Equipe, via Football Espana.

“Of course, all the parties need to come to an agreement, but Ousmane would do us the world of good with his qualities.

“If he comes, I’ll welcome him with open arms. If he wants, I’ll take him in, he’ll sleep at my place and I’ll take care of him!”

Dembele will be a good back up to the Barcelona attack, he could provide options in the both wings his speed and balance will be a good addition to Barcelona overall game.

In his first season at the club, Dembele finished having played a direct hand in 26 goals (8 goals, 18 assists) spread across league and Champions League action.

He also seemed to strike up an instant understanding with Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. In fact, the combination of Dembele to Aubameyang was the most prolific assist-to-goal scorer partnership in Europe’s top five leagues last season (10 goals).