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Dembele in no hurry to commit future to Barcelona

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Having just enjoyed his finest season in the famous red and blue strip, the French forward remains calm over his future in Catalunya.

Ousmane Dembele is in “no rush” to sign a contract extension with FC Barcelona despite a little over a year remaining on his current deal.

A move to Manchester United continues to be mooted while Liverpool links remain existent for Dembele, who finally seems to have put his fitness issues in the past and found his feet at Barcelona.

Signed from Borussia Dortmund for a hefty €120 million fee, the pacy winger made 44 appearances in all competitions for the Catalan club in 2020/21, scoring 11 goals and supplying five assists.

Rumors continue to surface, however, that he could be cut out of Ronald Koeman’s squad this summer as the World Cup winner continues to stall talks of renewal.

“I don’t know, we will see,” Dembele told L’Equipe when asked about contract extension talks at Barcelona.

“We will meet with Barca. I still have time, there’s no rush [for me] or for them, we will see what happens. 

“Firstly, I am completely focused on the European Championship with France and then I will go on holiday. It has been a long season.”