The 21-year-old star emerged as one of the hottest talents in world football throughout his time at Borussia Dortmund to earn a big money switch to Barcelona in the summer of 2017, but he’s struggled to prove himself under boss Ernesto Valverde.

A serious hamstring injury hampered Dembele’s debut campaign at the Camp Nou but the ace has failed to hold down a regular place since returning to full fitness and Frenchman riled Valverde after arriving late for their UCL clash with Inter Milan last week.