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Moussa Dembele to Chelsea latest: Talks re-opened with Lyon following Edinson Cavani decision

The future of Moussa Dembele is still looking as murky as ever.

The Lyon striker has repeatedly been linked with a host of Premier League clubs, with the likes of Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United all looking for striking reinforcements.

The French striker was expected to leave France this month, but circumstances did look to have changed when he made a statement on his future.

But the latest reports have dragged him back into the rumour mill.

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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