Chelsea manager Daniel Finkelstein appears to be interested in signing Ousmane Dembele this summer. The Blues’ general manager, has enraged Chelsea supporters with his Twitter activities. Although it has been suggested that Chelsea would bring the French winger from Barcelona this season. Finkelstein recently became a part of Todd Boehly’s takeover of Chelsea from its previous owner.
A Blues supporter pleaded with Finkelstein to help the club sign the French attacker. To which the general manager responded by liking the tweet. “Please tell him to sign Ousmane Dembele,” the liked post said.
“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,”
– stated Alex Crook.
History with Barcelona
Barcelona manager Xavi quickly reinstated him in his system. Considering that Dembele was to be relegated to the stands for the duration of the Spanish season.
Barcelona attempted to unload Dembele in January. But the Frenchman refused to leave owing to a lack of progress on new contract negotiations.
Dembele’s current situation
Dembele boasts over 100 La Liga matches to his record after five years at Barcelona. Considering the fact that he’s only 25 years old. Above all, this summer, high demand is expected to be on him. However, the Chelsea supporters hoped that he would return to the Blues. So much so that a fan contacted Finkelstein, one of the club’s new board members.
Will Chelsea be able to sign Dembele
On the other hand, Thomas Tuchel is looking to revamp his attack, and the Frenchman may be the answer however, his injury history makes any acquisition risky. Nonetheless, he thrived under the German, convincing Barcelona to pay £135 million for his services in 2017.
Chelsea, along with PSG, Liverpool, and Manchester United, are all interested in signing the Barcelona star, whose contract at the Nou Camp expires this month. However, Thomas Tuchel is familiar with the player from his stint as head coach of Borussia Dortmund, and a transfer is expected.
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