After exciting report, Ousmane Dembele could be exceptional for Liverpool, but there's a catch

Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on prior to the La Liga match between RC Celta de Vigo and FC Barcelona at Abanca Balaidos Stadium on May 04, 2019 in Vigo, Spain.

The Barcelona ace is reportedly keen on joining Liverpool.

France's forward Ousmane Dembele arrives in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines on November 12, 2018, as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming Nations League football match against the...

Ousmane Dembele is keen to join Liverpool this summer, with Barcelona keen to sell, according to an exclusive report from Teamtalk, and the Frenchman could be an absolutely sensational signing for the Reds, although they need to be wary.

The 22-year-old joined Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2017, for an initial fee of £96.8 million that could eventually rise to £135.5 million according to BBC Sport, but he has struggled to establish himself at the Camp Nou.

The France international has managed just 18 goals and 17 assists in 65 appearances for Barcelona, and Liverpool might just be reluctant to pay the reported £96.8 million fee for the attacker, considering how he has struggled to impress in Catalonia.

 

It could be argued that Dembele has not been given enough opportunities to impress, however, being used mostly as a substitute.

He is a frightening talent, and he showed at Dortmund, where he was starting regularly, what he is truly capable of.

In his final season in Germany he racked up an incredible 10 goals and 22 assists in 50 appearances.

Dembele can play anywhere along the front-line, and would add genuine competition for Liverpool's current front three.

Ousmane Dembélé of FC Barcelona looks on before the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between FC Internazionale and FC Barcelona at San Siro Stadium on November 6, 2018 in Milan,...

The Frenchman possesses blistering pace, and he plays with a certain kind of directness that would see him slot perfectly into Jurgen Klopp's high-octane setup at Anfield.

The Barcelona man is at an age where he will only get better, and Klopp would surely relish the prospect of working with, and improving, the pacey winger.

Liverpool seem to be on the verge of achieving something special, and should they get Dembele, they might just be unbeatable next season, in spite of his recent struggles with Barcelona.

Ousmane Dembele of Barcelona in action during the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between FC Internazionale and FC Barcelona at San Siro Stadium on November 06, 2018 in Milan,...

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