Moussa Dembele latest: Lyon president delivers transfer update to alert Chelsea and Tottenham

The speculation surrounding the future of Moussa Dembele continues to intensify.

The Lyon striker is reportedly a target for a host of Premier League clubs, with the likes of Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United all looking for striking reinforcements.

So will the French striker be on his way to England this month?

Take a look at the latest news regarding the future of the young attacker.

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Lyon release statement

Amid the speculation surrounding their player, Lyon have made a move to send a hands-off warning to any club who may be showing an interest.

A statement released by the club read: “Olympique Lyonnais has taken note of certain information relayed by the media suggesting that Moussa Dembele could interest other clubs during this transfer window.

“OL would like to reaffirm its wish, as in the summer of 2019, to keep Moussa Dembele.

“The club has full confidence in Moussa and counts in particular on him to build a successful team for the seasons to come.”

Although, there was one previous saga where the club were confident of keeping a player, just one week before selling him.

Read about it here

£34 million bid ‘rejected’

According to Sky Sports News , Lyon have rejected an offer of around £34 million from Chelsea for the striker, as they search for competition for Tammy Abraham.

The report claims that the Blues are willing to pay up to €40 million (£34 million), but Lyon are determined to keep hold of their man, meaning Chelsea will have to up their offer.

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What the player has said

Speaking about his future back in the summer, Dembele made no secrets of where he saw his immediate future.

“I still have four years left of my contract, I will be in Lyon next season,” he said.

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