Dort­mund want £135m for Dem­bele

Daily Trust - - SPORT -

Borus­sia Dort­mund have told Barcelona to stump up £135m if they want to sign Ous­mane Dem­bele, ac­cord­ing to Sky in Ger­many.

The France in­ter­na­tional is keen to make the move to the Nou Camp to re­place Ney­mar, who is now in the hands of Paris Saint-Ger­main af­ter sign­ing for a world-record fee of £200m, but Dort­mund have been in­sist­ing he is not for sale.

Borus­sia Dort­mund are a listed com­pany and any of­fer for Dem­bele would have to be re­ported to the Frank­furt Stock Ex­change - and the Bun­desliga club would stand to make a profit of £122m on the 20-year-old af­ter just 12 months.

Dem­bele scored 10 goals in 49 ap­pear­ances for Dort­mund last sea­son af­ter join­ing the club for £13m from Rennes and helped the Sig­nal Iduna Park side to win the DFB-Pokal Cup in his first sea­son.

Barca have been pur­su­ing re­place­ments for Ney­mar fol­low­ing his world-record move to PSG, and they have also been tar­get­ing Liver­pool’s Philippe Coutinho.

Borus­sia Dort­mund young­ster, Ous­mane Dem­bele cel­e­brates af­ter scor­ing a goal in the Bun­desliga. Dort­mund are de­mand­ing for £135m from Barcelona for the striker

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