Barcelona still expect to complete the signing of Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund and will make an improved bid for him, Sports claims.
Dembele has been touted as a target for Barca since Neymar completed his world-record €222 million switch to Paris Saint-Germain last week.
The 20-year-old missed training without permission on Thursday, with Dortmund head coach Peter Bosz telling a news conference the club had been unable to contact Dembele.
Speculation that a move to Barcelona was imminent soon mounted before BVB issued a statement saying a bid had been lodged by the Catalan giants but it did not meet their valuation for a player they signed from Rennes for €15 million last year.
The German side rejected an offer from the Catalan side for the winger who failed to turn up for training on Thursday. BVB have demanded €150 million for the 20-year-old France international but Barca are confident their latest offer of €90million, with €30 million more in bonuses will convince them to sell…