Top Spanish journalist: Arsenal-linked Dembele set to stay at Barcelona
- Ousmane Dembele won't join Arsenal this summer despite all links
- After a private conversation between the president of Barcelona and Dembele, the Frenchman is convinced he's needed at the club and the 21-year-old reportedly desires to stay
According to the latest RAC1 citing reliable Gerard Romero report, Arsenal-linked Ousmane Dembele will stay at Barca after the Frenchman had a private talk with Bartomeu.
‼️NOTÍCIA @EsportsRAC1 ?️@gerardromero— El Barça juga a RAC1 (@FCBRAC1) August 5, 2018
El president del Barça, Josep Maria Bartomeu, ha parlat personalment amb el francès per comunicar-li que el club compta amb ell i es queda al Barça #frac1 pic.twitter.com/X7juU72N7o
Earlier on, the player was linked with the Arsenal move as The Sun have suggested that Arsenal were working on a curious deal which would see Ousmane Dembele landing in London with Aaron Ramsey heading in the opposite direction.
Unai Emery is reported to be a huge fan of the Frenchman and he wants to sign him so much that he could even let the trustworthy Welshman leave.
Such rumours turned out to be more realistic after the photo where Ousmane Dembele was pictured surrounded by Arsenal players, including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyag's family, Mkhitaryan, Lacazette and Guendouzi: