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Barcelona’s fury over failed Man United transfer that could have an impact on Arsenal

Barcelona are said to be ‘seething’ with Ousmane Dembele.

The winger, who has regularly been linked with a move to Arsenal, was subject to interest from the likes of Manchester United in the summer window.

But according to AS, he refused to leave Camp Nou, digging his heels in and refusing to move.

That has left Barcelona furious after they pleaded with Dembele in a bid to convince him to depart.

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The winger’s refusal to depart meant Barcelona couldn’t push through a deal for Lyon star Memphis Depay.

Dembele is said to have become Barca’s seventh-choice winger following a nightmare three years following his €105 million move from Borussia Dortmund, involving several injuries, as well as ‘lateness and ill-discipline’.

Keen to sign Depay, Barcelona wanted to offload Dembele this summer and thought they had the golden opportunity when Manchester United, as well as other clubs, came knocking.

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But the winger said he didn’t want to move, rejecting all of Barca’s appeals.

Arsenal have often been linked with 23-year-old but weren’t understood to be one of the clubs interested this summer.

Though, it seems Demebe could be available in January, potentially sparking interest from number with clubs.