FC Barcelona is one club that has really suffered in recent times. It all started with the economic mismanagement under the Bartomeu administration. Matters got worse when the COVID pandemic came. Fortunately, a new regime began led by the proven Joan Laporta. After this January transfer closed yesterday, one name is on the lips of all Culers: Mateu Alemany.
Ousmane Dembele has turned down Barcelona's offer of a new contract as it was on reduced terms; Barca face losing the French forward for free in the summer so want to sell this month; Dembele joined Barcelona for £135m in 2017 The French winger is out of contract in the summer, meaning Barcelona face the prospect of losing him on a free transfer if he sees out the season in Catalonia.
Latest update from Barcelona suggests blaugrana manager, Ronald Koeman is on a borrowed time at the club and could be sacked soon. The Dutch manager has come under scrutiny following Barcelona poor run of form and news from Spain says the club is considering his future at the club.
Before you proceed with this article kindly follow me by clicking on the follow Option Xavi Hernandez is relied upon to be declared as the new Barcelona lead trainer today. Barca leaders Mateu Alemany and Rafa Yuste have been in Doha for the most recent few days to arrange Xavi's exit from Al-Sadd.
Ousmane Dembele originally joined Barcelona in 2017 from German side Borussia Dortmund for £96million after Neymar world's record transfer to PSG. Since making the move to Barcelona, Dembele has struggled to maintain fitness and live up to expectation for the hefty price-tag. He has suffered 13 injuries since joining Barcelona in the last 5 years and Seven of those injuries are related to his hamstrings.