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Frankfurt am Essential – Borussia Dortmund on Sunday stated Ousmane Dembele remained suspended “till additional discover” for skipping coaching this week, as hypothesis continues to swirl over the wantaway ahead’s potential transfer to Barcelona.

“Borussia Dortmund have determined to take care of the participant Ousmane Dembele’s suspension from staff coaching till additional discover,” the Bundesliga outfit stated in a press release.

Dembele was sanctioned after he failed to point out up for apply on Thursday, the identical day Dortmund introduced that they had rejected Barca’s opening supply for the France worldwide.

The teenager was fined and initially suspended till Monday, lacking Dortmund’s four-zero win over Rielasingen-Arlen on Saturday.

“Our focus is now on a concentrated preparation of the group for the Bundesliga opening match in Wolfsburg this coming weekend,” Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc stated in a press release.

“Ousmane Dembele in fact has the choice to coach individually from the group.”

Dembele, who on the age of simply 20 is taken into account one of many prime skills in Europe, has been hotly pursued by the Spanish giants to fill the void left by Neymar’s transfer to Paris Saint-Germain for a world-document 222 million euros ($260 million).

German tabloid Bild has reported that Dortmund need an eye fixed-watering one hundred fifty million euros ($one hundred seventy five million) for his or her rising star, a worth Barca have bristled at.

Dembele himself has made clear he’s eager to hitch the Catalans, and German media have recommended his no-present at coaching might have been meant to place strain on the negotiations.

Dortmund stated the preliminary bid made by Barca didn’t mirror the younger winger’s “extraordinary” worth or the present state of the switch market.