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FC Barcelona News: 26 August 2017; Ousmane Dembélé Signing Official, Match Squad Announced

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Ousmane Dembélé, FC Barcelona's new signing | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund have reached an agreement for the transfer of Ousmane Dembélé for 105 million euros plus add-ons. The player will sign a five year contract and his buy out-clause is set at 400 million euros. Dembélé will arrive in Barcelona on Sunday and he will undergo a medical on Monday morning local time. Shortly, more details of the running order of the player’s presentation on Monday will be available.

Profile: Ousmane Dembélé, the 20-year-old with a golden future | FC Barcelona
Born on 15 May 1997 in Vernon (France), Ousmane Dembélé is widely regarded as one of the most promising young stars in European football. The forward is coming to FC Barcelona at the tender age of 20, having already proven his worth in the French and German top flights, where he’s already dazzled fans with his sublime skill and gutsy flair.

10 things you need to know about Ousmane Dembélé | FC Barcelona
Last season, his first at Borussia Dortmund, Dembélé scored ten times in 49 games, and was Europe’s third highest assist deliverer, with twenty in all competitions. Aged just 19 years and six months, he also became the youngest player to supply three assists in the same Champions League fixture since 2003.

Barcelona's bad summer made signing Dembele an essential move | ESPN
They cut off Ousmane Dembele's head on Thursday night, Photoshopping him into a Barcelona kit on the front page of the city's two sports newspapers. Dembele hasn't worn the blaugrana yet and officially the deal hadn't been done, but that wasn't going to stop them.

Ernesto Valverde sees Dembélé signing as ‘exciting’ | FC Barcelona
With regards to the game against Alavés, Valverde confirmed that Iniesta is fit again and that Luis Suárez is recovering from his knee problem quicker than was predicted. The game in Mendizorrotza, always a difficult ground according to the man who was brought in Vitoria, home to Alavés, will be vital as it comes before the first international break of the season.

Ousmane Dembele not a desperate signing by Barcelona despite price tag | ESPN
Dembele's arrival cannot be called a panic buy, even if he has come at a panic price. Barca have followed the France international for a number of years and will be happy to have finally landed their man. However, they will be reflecting on a number of missed opportunities over the past two years.

Excitement on social media: 'Bienvenue Dembélé' | FC BarcelonaExcitement on social media: 'Bienvenue Dembélé' | FC Barcelona
A look at the excited responses on the world wide web to the arrival of the young French striker at FC Barcelona.

Iniesta and Paulinho, new faces for trip to Vitoria | FC Barcelona
Everything is ready for the trip to Vitoria as Ernesto Valverde’s side completed their final training session on Friday evening ahead of the Aláves match at 6.15pm CET on Saturday. The available first team players worked out on the Tito Vilanova pitch at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper with Luis Suárez joining the group as he recovers faster than expected from his knee injury. U19A goalkeeper Iñaki Peña also took part.

Luis Suárez to continue recovery with national team | FC Barcelona
The first team player Luis Suárez is recovering well from the injury to his right knee sustained in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup. FC Barcelona’s medical staff and the Uruguayan Football Association have agreed on the striker joining up with his national team as he continues his rehabilitation.

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