Reports: Barca Agree R2.2bn Deal For Neymar Replacement
Reports: Barcelona Agree R2.2bn Deal For Neymar Replacement
FC Barcelona have reportedly agreed a mammoth fee of R2.2 billion for Brazil superstar Neymar's replacement.
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According to French publication L’Equipe, the Catalan club and Borussia Dortmund have finally reached an agreement for the transfer of Ousmane Dembele.
It is believed that Barca will pay €105 million (R1.6 billion) up front for the player, with an extra €40 million (R622 million) in add-ons.
The 20-year-old will reportedly become the Spanish giants' record signing while the transfer would also make him the second most expensive player in world football, behind Neymar.
Dembele emerged as one of Barca's main transfer targets after their former Brazilian superstar joined Paris Saint-Germain.
With Dortmund initially reluctant to sell, the French international is believed have forced the move from BVB, with reports stating he had gone on strike at the club.
Dembele scored 10 goals and assisted a further 22 strikes in In 50 appearances for the German club.
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