Dembele is a much better player’ than Neymar : Bartomeu
Fc barcelona president Joseph Maria Bortmeu have spoke with the media ahead of the crucial champions league game against the Manchester United and said French winger ousmane dembele is much better then brazilian international and Paris saint Germain sensation Neymar Jr
Ousmane dembele who was signed from Borussia Dortmond after the world record transfer of brazilian neymar Jr to french champions Paris saint Germain has shown tremendous footballing quality since the move to nou camp and even outclassed the Barca’s record signing phillipe coutinho and in the recent interview Fc Barcelona president Joseph Maria Bortmeu heaped full praise on the French wonderkid
‘I explained that we have a project with Dembele and Coutinho with Neymar’s money
‘Dembele’s level is better now than Neymar’s, he’s a much better player than Neymar and he’s already adapted.
‘Coutinho is a great player, excellent, he’s getting better and better. It’s not easy to play at Barca – he was here six months last season and he’s complete now. He has the confidence of the coach. He’s a global player and we expect a lot. from him.
‘He will continue at Barca. He’s different and Barca needs different players.’
Dembele is likely to be on the bench against United in Tuesday’s second leg, but he will get minutes. Ernesto Valverde wants him at 100 percent for the final stage of the season