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Reports in Spain are claiming Ousmane Dembele will snub a move to Arsenal in favour of joining Chelsea.
Arsenal were recently linked with Dembele who has struggled to establish himself at the Camp Nou after his big money move from Borussia Dortmund last summer.
It was claimed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is desperate to reunite with Dembele at the Emirates and have pushed Wenger to make a move for the French man in the summer.
However Spanish outlet El Gol Digital via the Daily Cannon say Arsenal are set for disappointment in its pursuit of the winger.
According to the report, Dembele is pushing for a move to Chelsea next season. The winger wants to leave the Camp Nou on loan and has set his sight on a move to West London but Barcelona are demanding £13m, which will be a record fee for a loan move.
Dembele has struggled with injuries and form since moving to Barcelona in August. The arrival of Philipe Coutinho at the Camp Nou has further complicated things for him and he’s made just three league starts since then.
He is now considering a temporary stint away from the Spanish league leaders but Chelsea is where he would rather be despite interest from Manchester United, Atletico Madrid and Arsenal.
If this report is true, it does mean that Dembele isn’t so keen on reuniting with Aubameyang who is reportedly pushing Arsenal to make a move for his former BVB teammate.