Ousmane Dembele ‘open to joining Newcastle and has been offered a five-year £12.6m deal to join the Premier League outfit’ with Barca flop set to be a free agent at the end of the season
- Ousmane Dembele’s contract at Barcelona expires at the end of the season
- The 24-year-old is yet to agree a new contract with the Spanish giants
- Newcastle are set to be big spenders following their £305million takeover
Life after Steve Bruce at Newcastle United could begin with the signing of Ousmane Dembele, according to reports.
Goal claim that the Barcelona forward is open to joining the Magpies in the summer – with his future at the Spanish giants very much unclear.
The France international is yet to agree terms on a new contract at the Nou Camp and his current deal expires at the end of the season.
Ousmane Dembele would be willing to play for Newcastle next season, according to reports
The Barcelona forward will be a free agent at the end of the season and is open to leaving them
Dembele is yet to agree terms over a new contract and Newcastle could use that to pounce
After hitting an impasse over his contract talks, there is a growing sense that the forward could seek pastures new.
And according to reports in Spain, Newcastle could be one possible destination with Dembele’s agent supposedly in talks about his client potentially moving to St James’ Park.
It is claimed that Dembele will be given a five-year deal worth £12.6million to move to Tyneside as well as a further £12.6m bonus.
Newcastle are set to be big spenders over the next transfer windows following the completion of a £305million takeover from a Saudi Arabian-led takeover earlier this month.
Newcastle have reportedly offered the 24-year-old a five-year deal worth £12.6million
If Dembele did leave on a free transfer it would prove disastrous business to cash-strapped Barca.
The LaLiga outfit signed the 24-year-old for £124m from Borussia Dortmund in 2017.
Since joining he has managed just 30 goals in 118 games in all competitions in an injury-laden spell at the club.