Dembele: Why I Joined Barca
Ousmane Dembele: Why I Joined FC Barcelona
Club record signing Ousmane Dembele completed his move to FC Barcelona and revealed why he decided to leave Borussia Dortmund for the Spanish giants.
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The 20-year-old's move to the Catalan side was announced on Friday, after his former club accepted an initial bid of €105 million (R1.63 million) for him, while they will reportedly also receive up to €42 million in add-ons.
Dembele, who has signed a five-year deal with Blaugrana, said it has always been a dream of his to play for the best club in the world.
"I am very happy to be here. It has always been my dream to be at Barca, and now I’m here I’m very happy to have achieved my dream," Dembele told Barca TV.
"This is the best club in the world with the best players in the world ... I aim to do everything for the club, everything for the team, and to have an understanding with my team-mates."
On Monday, the Catalans finalised the deal after Dembele completed his medical and was unveiled in front of 15 000 fans
The forward made 50 appearances for BVB in his career, scoring 10 goals and assisting in 22 more in all competitions.
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