Two reasons why Ousmane Dembele won’t be a good signing for Chelsea

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Chelsea have been linked with a move for Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele this January and various reports have claimed the Blues have held talks with the representatives of the winger.

However, former Manchester United midfielder Luke Chadwick has revealed two reasons why Dembele won’t be a good signing for Chelsea.

According to Chadwick, Dembele’s wage demands are too high and he doubts the Barcelona winger will fit into Thomas Tuchel’s current tactical set-up at Stamford Bridge.

“He’s a hugely exciting player when he’s on form – great speed, balance, skill on the ball. But with his wage demands I’d be surprised if anyone in world football gave that to him,” Chadwick told CaughtOffside.

“He needs to find a level of consistency and find a club where he stay for a period of time. He’d be an exciting signing for the Premier League, and that next move is a hugely important one for him.

“Obviously that previous relationship [with Tuchel] always helps a lot. I think in terms of the shape Chelsea play I’m not sure it would suit him. They don’t tend to play with out-and-out wingers, it’s more inverted wide-men.

“I’m not sure that shape would suit him, but then maybe if a player like that comes in you change your shape to fit him in. Overall I’m not sure I see Dembele at Chelsea.”

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