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Man Utd maintaining interest in Barcelona attacker Dembele

Manchester United maintain interest in Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele.

Mundo Deportivo says Dembele is still of interest to Old Trafford chiefs and they could make a bid to sign him at the start of 2021.

However, United would only try and land the 23-year-old on a loan until the end of the campaign.

That proved to be a stumbling block in recent negotiations between the two clubs as Barcelona, who are still counting the cost of the coronavirus pandemic on their finances, were only interested in a sale.

They wanted the money to help new manager Ronald Koeman rebuild his side - the Dutch boss made no secret of his desire to bring in Memphis Depay from Lyon.

That position still remains but Barcelona could have more of an eye on the clock this time around as the Frenchman's contract expires in 2022.

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