Chelsea chief looks keen on signing Ousmane Dembele this summer. The Blues chief Daniel Finkelstein has made Chelsea fans go wild with his Twitter activity. Although it is said to hint at bringing the French winger from Barcelona to Chelsea this season. Finkelstein recently joined Todd Boehly’s takeover project of Chelsea from their previous owner.
Todd Boehly is set to oversee the day-to-day running of the club. While Finkelstein has joined as a non-executive member of the club. Moreover, he looks to bring change to the Stamford Bridge. He recently liked a tweet by a Chelsea fan who begged him to sign the Frenchman. While the liked tweet read: “Please tell him to kindly sign Ousmane Dembele.”
The star winger has been heavily linked to a move to Stamford Bridge in recent weeks. His contract at the Catalan club is set to expire this month after which he will become a free agent. However, Dembele has decided against signing a new contract at Camp Nou. He spent five years with the Spanish giants. He was bought from Dortmund for a whopping fee of £135million.
Can Chelsea crack a deal with Barcelona for Ousmane Dembele?
Dembele grew as a player under the aegis of Thomas Tuchel at Dortmund. Therefore, a reunion is now o the cards. Talksport reports that Chelsea is now favorites to sign the World Cup winner. Moreover, there are reports that a deal has “taken off” in recent weeks.
“This one has really taken off overnight. Chelsea looks like they are favorites to sign Ousmane Dembele on a free transfer. Moreover, He’s been letting his contract run down at Barcelona and he would be the first signing of the Todd Boehly era,” reports Alex Crook.
Since Barcelona’s financial condition led them to free Dembele back in January. However, the winger did not respond to their suggestions. Dembele’s ties with Tuchel have seen Chelsea leading the race to sign him along ahead of PSG, Liverpool, and Manchester United.
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