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I AM NOT AT FC BARCELONA TO REPLACE NEYMAR- DEMBELE

Newly signed FC Barcelona player, Ousmane Dembele during his presentation at the Camp Nou said: “I and Neymar are different, he is a great player, one of the best in the world, I am 20 years old and I have a lot to learn, I am not here to replace him but to do my job”. FC Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund agreed to a deal worth  €105m plus up to €42m in add-ons for a 5-year deal.

Dembele will be wearing the number 11 jersey vacated by Neymar who joined PSG of France in w world record transfer fee.

Speaking on Lionel Messi, Dembele says: “He Messi is the best footballer in the world and in history, it will be great to play alongside him as well as learning from him”. “As a child, I watched almost every FC Barcelona games and I dreamt of one day wearing the club’s jersey, this is a team that has won everything, for this”. Dembele added.

The French forward had 6 goals and 13 assists during his one season in the Bundesliga as well as 2 goals and 6 assists in the Champions League with Dortmund. Dembele can play on either flank and he is known for his pace and quick dribbling ability. FC Barcelona will hope that Dembele can adequately fill in the shoes left by Neymar.

photo credit: 101greatgoals.com

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