The French Ousmane Dembele, faced with Barcelona for the renewal of his contract, has responded this Thursday to the Catalan club in a statement on Instagram that he is not a man who is “customary to give in to blackmail.” A few words that come after the French international striker was left off the list to travel to Bilbao to face the round of 16 match of the Copa del Rey and the announcement made by Matthew German, football director of the Barça entity, assuring that the footballer must immediately look for a way out in this winter market.
“It is evident and it seems obvious to us that the player does not want to continue at Barcelona and is not committed to Barça’s future project.
In this scenario, he and his agents have been told that he must leave immediately, because we want committed players and we hope that a transfer will take place before January 31,” he revealed. German this Thursday, which explained that the talks to renew had begun in July of last year. Hours later, Dembélé, who ends his current contract with Barça In June of this year 2022, he has assured that he remains “fully involved and available to the club and the coach”, warning that he is not a man who is “habitually giving in to blackmail”.
This is the complete message of the French Dembélé: