Ousmane Dembele Transfers to Barcelona with $178 Million and 5-Year Contract

Barcelona have agreed terms with Borussia Dortmund for the transfer of attacker Ousmane Dembele becoming the most expensive Barcelona player of all-time.

On August 25, Barcelona stated on their website that it had reached an agreement with the German side for the transfer of Dembele for $178.15 million plus add-ons.

Commenting on joining the five-time European champions, the 20-year-old said in a statement:

“I am very happy to be here. It has always been my dream to be at Barça. “And now I am here. I am very happy to have achieved my dream.

“This is the best club in the world with the best players in the world … My aim is to do everything for the club, everything for the team, and to have an understanding with my team-mates.”

 

The deal marks a new record for Barcelona, as it is set to pay out undisclosed variable bonuses in addition to the $178.15 million.

The France international was born in the French town of Vernon and turned professional at the age of 18 with Ligue 1 club Stade Rennais FC.

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