A former Anfield favorite thinks the Frenchman is able to breaking into Jurgen Klopp’s front-three
Ousmane Dembele is an ideal match for Liverpool, in keeping with John Barnes, who has urged the Reds to signal the Barcelona winger this summer season.
Dembele is at the moment having fun with his greatest season but at Barca, having lastly put the damage issues that plagued him at first of his Camp Nou profession behind him.
Barnes has been amongst these to take discover of the Frenchman’s resurgence, and he thinks the gifted attacker can be the perfect addition to Jurgen Klopp’s ranks at Anfield when the switch window reopens.
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“One participant that I believe might make it at Liverpool is Ousmane Dembele,” the previous Reds star instructed BonusCodeBets. “He would match proper into the entrance three as a result of his directness is ideal for Liverpool’s means of taking part in.
“Of all of the gamers linked with Liverpool, he’s a participant that followers ought to be enthusiastic about. If he needs to proceed taking part in on the largest golf equipment like Barcelona then Liverpool is the proper membership for him.
“He’s a participant that matches the best way Liverpool performs and I believe that Liverpool can be fascinated with that kind of participant.”
Requested if the trail could possibly be cleared for Dembele to hitch Liverpool by the potential departure of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane or Roberto Firmino, Barnes added: “I can’t see a purpose for any of the entrance three to depart as a result of they prefer it at Liverpool and issues are going nicely.
“I don’t suppose there’s a purpose any of the entrance three have to really feel they’ve to depart to fulfil their ambitions as a result of they’ve received the league and the Champions League so it’s exhausting to say what extra they need.
“By way of the potential to achieve success, they received’t get it a lot better wherever else, it’s only a query of whether or not they really feel they need a brand new problem.
“A few of them are coming as much as 28/29 and typically gamers transfer on.”
Dembele’s document for Barca in 2020-21
Dembele has performed a key position in Barca’s bid to re-establish themselves as one of the best group in Spain this time period below Ronald Koeman.
The 23-year-old has contributed 10 objectives and 4 assists to the Blaugrana’s trigger throughout 36 outings in all competitions, together with an important last-minute winner in opposition to Actual Valladolid on Monday.
That 1-0 victory noticed Barca transfer to inside a single level of Atletico Madrid on the high of La Liga, they usually even have a Copa Del Rey last in opposition to Athletic Membership to sit up for subsequent month.
Dembele value Barca an preliminary payment of €105 million (£91m/$125m) after they signed him from Borussia Dortmund in 2017, and he would doubtless command one other important payment if he was to depart the membership later this yr.
Liverpool would in all probability must promote one in all their present attackers to be able to finance a deal for the World Cup winner, with Salah touted as the person probably to depart Anfield in the summertime amid hyperlinks with Actual Madrid and others.