Arsenal have reportedly made a loan offer for exciting French winger Ousmane Dembele ahead of the upcoming transfer window in the New Year.
This is according to respected Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.
He made his known on his Youtube channel as monitored by football-talk.
Guillem Balague also revealed that the Gunners’ loan offer was swiftly rejected by the Spanish La Liga champions and that Barcelona are ready to give him more time to prove his quality.
Ousmane Dembele has failed to adapt to the methods of Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde since he signed for the Nou Camp giants last summer.
The 21-year-old became a Barcelona player after the club German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund agreed to an initial fee of €105m plus €35m in add-ons.
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The former Rennes player battled with injury for the most part of last season only for him to recover to be able to feature for France at this summer’s FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia.
He was part of the French squad that won this summer’s FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia courtesy a 4-2 win over surprise finalists Croatia in their final meeting in Moscow.
Dembele has made the headlines in the new season and it’s mostly for disciplinary reasons.