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The Yellow wall
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A second exclusive by Anirudh Srinivas. Illustration by Norman Kopietz
Ousmane Dembele completed his move to Barcelona earlier this week. The transfer fee of 105 million euros plus about 42 million euros in add-ons will make this the second most expensive transfer in football history, after Neymar’s move from Barcelona to
Barcelona have completed the signing of Borussia Dortmund attacker Ousmane Dembele for an initial fee of €105 million.
They announced the signing on Twitter.
Benvingut @Dembouz! ¡Bienvenido Dembélé! Welcome Dembélé! Bienvenue Dembélé! #BeBarça pic.twitter.com/gTl0YXCEd6
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) August 25, 2017
The Barcelona faithful will hope that Dembele will be be able to
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