Barcelona squad left stunned as French star asked the dressing room to become the club captain after he pen a new deal with the club.
After signing a new contract, Ousmane Dembele shocked the Barcelona team by stating that he had asked for the leadership.
The Catalan giants revealed the deal extension with a lackluster launch that received negative internet feedback, and Fulham viciously mocked them on social media.
new reports assert A request was made by Dembele after he pledged his future to Barca.
The 25-year-old reportedly shocked the Barca team by comically admitting that he requested the captain’s armband as a token of his dedication, according to Spanish source Mundo Deportivo.
The speech was well received since when he revealed to his teammates that the request was a joke, everyone burst out laughing.
Dembele is a “figure for laughs,” according to the source, and is “loved in the dressing room.”
The winger, who spent a significant amount of money moving from Borussia Dortmund in 2017, is about to begin his sixth season at the Camp Nou.
Due to injuries, he has mostly fallen short of the expectations after receiving so much attention.
In 32 games last season, Dembele only managed to score twice in all competitions.
Although Raphinha joined the team, Xavi obviously rates him, therefore the Frenchman will have competition for spots.