Sport: Barca's dressing room mad at Dembele over failed Neymar move
- Reportedly, Ous was key to Neymar's arrival at Camp Nou.
- The player refused to join PSG.
- According to Sport, the relations between him and the locker room is now tense.
According to Catalan-based outlet Diario Sport, the relationship between Ousmane Dembele and the heavyweights in Barca's dressing room is not the best at the moment. The report claims that the players have singled the winger out as the main reason for Neymar's failed Camp Nou return and this could heavily affect the chemistry between the players.
Despite having a good start of the 2019-20 campaign, the Catalans offered him in a swap deal to Paris Saint-Germain following his most recent injury. Ous' failure to show up for the medicals sure doesn't help his cause to stay at the club.
As such, Dembele was the key in the Neymar operation. Ivan Rakitic and Jean-Clair Todibo allegedly agreed to leave, unlike him. Moreover, Barca needed to get his salary off the books to afford Ney's arrival.
Nonetheless, the Frenchman refused to leave Catalonia. According to previous reports, Thomas Tuchel, PSG's current coach and Dembele's coach during his spell at Borussia Dortmund, was in touch with the France international and tried to convince him to join the Ligue 1 outfit. As we can see, Ousmane refused.
Neymar has apparently accepted his defeat in leaving Ligue 1 outfit as he neither managed to join Barcelona nor did he go to play for Real Madrid.
French news outlet L'Equipe have earlier published a picture of Neymar on their front cover, titled 'Se Queda', 'He's staying', accompanied by an article which states the Brazilian has reportedly told his family he'll remain in Ligue 1 this season.
But this is hardly the end of the story - the Brazil star will reportedly try to leave PSG next summer, even though Les Parisiens may slap even higher price on the wantaway star - his contract with the Parisians expires only in 2022 and PSG will understandably do their utmost to keep the 27-year-old.
Is Dembele right to refuse PSG?
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