The Perfect Defensive System #5- Gegenpressing

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According to The Express, Barcelona are ready to sell Ousmane Dembele to Liverpool based on reports in Spain. Barcelona signed Dembele from Borussia Dortmund last summer after a prolonged transfer saga which saw the player going on strike to force the move. Dembele has had a difficult first season riddled with injuries and poor form. But after forking out over £130million for him, it is strange to see Barcelona not showing more patience with such a young player. But as reports have suggested, Antoine Griezmann might be on his way to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid which would see Dembele pushed further down the pecking order.

On the other hand, for Liverpool this will be an excellent deal as they are getting a young and talented player who would perfectly fit their system. Dembele already knows Jurgen Klopp as the German was his landlord during his days at Dortmund.

Barcelona need to show more patience with the young Frenchman as he has the talent and ability to be a world class star. He might have some problems with attitude and injuries at this point in his career but like any footballer he will grow and mature.

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