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Dembele, AS Roma angry at Barcelona over the signing of Brazil star Malcolm

Dembele, AS Roma angry at Barcelona over the signing of Brazil star Malcolm

- World Cup winning star Ousmane Dembele is unhappy with Barcelona after signing Malcolm earlier this week

- Dembele struggled for playing time in his debut season at the Camp Nou and will be hoping to make a mark this term

- But with the arrival of the Brazil star from Bordeaux, establishing himself at the club might be a little difficult

- Meanwhile, Liverpool and Arsenal are still interested in signing the Frenchman who recently conquered the world with Les Blues in Russia

Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele has reportedly expressed his displeasure with the club over the signing of Brazil forward Malcolm earlier this week.

The 21-year-old attacker joined Spanish League champions in a deal valued around £36.5 million with £900,000 in variables having initially agreed terms with Italian League side AS Roma.

Ernesto Vaverde's side had to activate their plan B since Chelsea were frustrating their chance to sign Willian after making a £65 million bid.

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According to Daily Star, Roma's fans were waiting at the airport to receive their new player, who was scheduled for medicals on Monday after agreeing personal terms.

But his club, Bordeaux were said to have stopped him from boarding the plane after receiving a bigger offer from Barcelona.

The Brazilain had been touted to join the likes of Arsenal, Inter Milan, Everton and Tottenham earlier this summer before eventually sealing the Barca move.

Roma are said to be angry at the Spanish League side for laying ambush for them over the player they were almost signing.

Meanwhile, Spanish news outlet Don Balon, also reports that 2018 World Cup winning star Dembele is definitely not happy with Barcelona after signing another player in his position.

Having failed to really impress in his first year at the club, his future at the Nou Camp looked bleak and with the arrival of a new competition, he might be bundled out.

However, Liverpool and Arsenal are said to be waiting land the ex-Dortmund forward who struggled for game-time.

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He joined Ernesto Valverde's men last summer for £142m, making him the second-most expensive player in the world at the time.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Barcelona announced the signing of Brazil midfielder Malcom Filipe Silva de Oliveira in a five year deal.

The Blaugrana beat Italian Seire A side AS Roma to the signing of the 21-year-old in a deal valued around £36.5 million with £900,000 in variables.

According to BBC, the Champions League semifinalists revealed earlier this week that they had reached an agreement with Bordeaux for the player but subject to a medical and personal terms.

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Source: Legit.ng

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