Manchester United enter the race to sign ostracised Barcelona star: report

Ousmane Dembele

Updated: 19th May 2024

Manchester United have entered the race to sign ostracised Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele, according to records.

Jose Mourinho's emphasis is on signing a main defender before the home window shuts on Thursday night however he remains crazy about including a striking player no matter what.

Willian, Ante Rebic, Gareth Bale as well as Ivan Perisic have all been pointed out as choices over the window yet none have actually resembled happening.

And according to the Mail's Nathan Salt, Mourinho has been frustrated with the absence of additions over the window as well as demanded the board to go into the mix to authorize Dembele's aquisition.

The Frenchman just joined Barcelona last summertime for a massive ₤ 135.5 m cost however the winger has until now struggled at the Nou Camp, plagued by injuries at the beginning and afterwards largely left unemployed by manager Ernesto Valverde. He barely featured at the World Cup.

But where the money will originate from for such a big talent, in such a short space of time, remains a mystery. United, it seems, are much as well busy haggling for the similarity Toby Alderweireld as well as Jerome Boateng to start a bidding process war for among Europe's brightest– and also costly– prospects.

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