Arsenal fans hoping club can sign Ousmane Dembele after Griezmann announcement

Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann announced on Tuesday that he will be leaving the club this summer with rumours of a move to Barcelona refusing to go away, and Arsenal fans are hoping that a potential move to the Camp Nou can help them sign Ousmane Dembele.

According to The Guardian, the 2018 World Cup winner is in line for a £108m move to the La Liga champions, which would certainly boost the Spanish giants’ attacking options.

The transfer would leave them with Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Philippe Coutinho, Malcom Griezmann and Dembele on their books, and the latter may well be one of those that suffers when it comes to first-team minutes.

The 22-year-old has made 42 appearances in all competitions for Barca this term, scoring 14 goals and providing a further nine assists, and would provide some much-needed competition in wide areas at the Emirates Stadium.

As some supporters that have spoken about the Frenchman below acknowledge, Champions League football may be required to convince him to move to north London – something that can only happen if Unai Emery leads his side to Europa League glory.

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Nevertheless, fans are hopeful that Griezmann to Barcelona would boost their hopes of getting Dembele, with one saying “Arsenal should sign him”, and another saying “welcome to Arsenal FC”.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…