OUSMANE DEMBELE is just hours away from completing his move to Barcelona, according to reports.
Get French Football News say a deal worth £120million will finally take the Frenchman from Borussia Dortmund to the Spanish giants.
Barca are struggling to get a deal for Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho over the line but Dembele’s move looks done and dusted.
The La Liga club have already splashed £40m of the £198m earned from the sale of star man Neymar to PSG earlier this summer on former Tottenham flop Paulinho.
That piece of news has down like a damp squib with the Barca fans who have bought next to no shirts from the club shop with their new Brazilian player’s name on.
Dembele, 20, has been suspended indefinitely by Dortmund.
The striker went AWOL on the eve of the Bundesliga start as he tried to force through a move to the Nou Camp.
The club said: “Borussia Dortmund has decided to keep the suspension of the player Ousmane Dembele from the team training up until further notice.
“Our focus now is on a concentrated preparation of the team for the Bundesliga opening match in Wolfsburg this coming weekend.
“Ousmane Dembele, of course, has the opportunity to do an individual training off the track.”
Dembele has reportedly agreed a five-year deal worth £9m a season with Barca – and rejected overtures from Real Madrid.
The player, who joined Dortmund for a reported £13m from Rennes in May 2016, was not expected to reach great heights in his first season at the club.
But his impressive performances – he scored six goals and provided 12 assists – have made him one of the hottest young properties in Europe.