Chelsea ‘best placed’ to accomplish free transfer swoop for Ousmane Dembele with Thomas Tuchel ‘pushing’ for Barcelona ace

    CHELSEA would be best-placed to sign Ousmane Dembele on the free transfer this summer time, based on reports.

    Thomas Tuchel is apparently pushing challenging for the Barcelona star.

    Chelsea are leading the race to sign Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele on a free transfer


    Chelsea are leading the race to sign Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele on the free transferCredit: Rex

    Marca claims Dembele is edging ever nearer to departing the Nou Camp when his deal expires.

    Boss Xavi designed a late play to help keep the Frenchman now with a brand new contract offer.

    But it’s thought to be not enough, far too late.

    And Dembele has become set for any new beginning elsewhere.

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    Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain have both been associated with the forward.

    But it’s Chelsea who’re in front from the queue, with new owner Todd Boehly also looking at Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo.

    Dembele performed under Tuchel at Borussia Dortmund, together with his fine form earning a £135million proceed to Barcelona in 2017.

    Tuchel believes Dembele continues to have his best years in front of him.

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    And also the German tactician is able to harness the ace’s undoubted potential by playing him nearer to goal in Chelsea’s front three.

    Dembele and the agents will evaluate all of their offers in a few days, as he formally turns into a free agent.

    Along with a decision might be produced by early This summer, using the new football season starting in August.

    Reports also claim Chelsea are curious about signing Man Utd legend Ronaldo.

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    New Blues owner Boehly met the Portugal star’s agent, Jorge Mendes, now for talks more than a potential deal.

    But Chelsea could fight to prise the veteran from Old Trafford because they look to locate a substitute for Inter Milan-bound Romelu Lukaku.


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