Manchester United ‘want to sign Ousmane Dembele on loan in January’


Manchester United desire to sign Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele on loan in January, according to a report.

Manchester United are supposedly lining up a January loan move for Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele.

The Red Devils were highly linked with the France international over the summer however were not able to agree a deal with Ronald Koeman‘s side prior to the window closed.

The 23-year-old has been a regular for Barca this season, scoring 3 times and providing one assist in 9 appearances in all competitions, however the World Cup winner’s long-term future at Camp Nou is uncertain.

Dembele’s existing deal with the La Liga giants is due to end in June 2022, and Juventus are thought to be keeping a close eye on the advancements surrounding the attacker.

According to Italian reporter Fabrizio Romano, United are not interested in signing the Frenchman on a permanent deal in January however will try to loan him for the second half of the 2020-21 campaign.

Dembele has mostly struggled with injuries since coming to Camp Nou however has now been included in Barca’s last 5 La Liga matches, playing the full 90 minutes against Atletico Madrid last weekend.

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