Coutinho reveals Barcelona are planning to sell Dembele this summer

Coutinho reveals Barcelona are planning to sell Dembele this summer

- Ousmane Dembele could leave Barcelona this summer

- The 21-year-old was not too convincing in his debut season at the Camp Nou

- Meanwhile the Spanish League champions want to sell him to fund the signing of Antoine Griezmann fro Atletico Madrid

Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho has reportedly revealed that the Catalans are planning to sell France international Ousmane Dembele this summer according to Daily Star.

The Frenchman joined the Spanish League champions last summer in deal valued at £135.5 million from Liverpool.

He appeared just 17 times and scored three goals in the La Liga in the recently concluded campaign, but his first season was plagued by injuries.

However, the Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has expressed interest in signing the youngster should he be available to leave his club this summer.

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Is he available? Then I’m interested.” Jurgen Klopp told the media when asked if he wanted to buy the star.

According the above publication, Spanish League giants are willing to accept a bid of €100m (£87.5m) for the winger despite signing in for more last year.

Daily Star citing Don Balon claims Coutinho, who joined Barca in during the winter transfer window learnt the Camp Nou outfit want to get rid of Dembele as soon as possible in a bid to fund Antoine Griezmann’s bid.

Klopp’s men have already secured a Champions League spot next term and the coach is planning to bring new faces to to challenge Manchester City for the Premier League title.

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Liverpool battle Real Madrid on Saturday, May 26 in the final of this year’s UEFA top tier club competition in Kiev and they will be hoping to win their first title since 2005.

Dembele kicked off his senior career at French League side, Rennes, and in 2016, he was signed by Borussia Dortmund – where he scored six goals in 32 topflight appearances for the German side.

After just one season at the Bundesliga side, he moved to Spain in a staggering £135.5 million deal, but just one season after, he has already been tipped with a move away from the Camp Nou this summer.

Legit.ng earlier reported that the Spanish League champions have at one point offered Dembele to Arsenal in a bid to sign Hector Bellerin from the Gunners.

The Frenchman has spent just one season at the club after joining them from Borussia Dortmund last year.

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