This came as a surprise to many football fans who expected the player to leave Barcelona after his contract expired last month.
He has been subject to a lot of speculations, especially in this transfer window, and was linked to many top-flight clubs like Chelsea and Manchester United.
His time with Barcelona has been full of ups and down because the majority of his stay was marred by injury. He has played under various managers and has performed poorly judging from his potential.
He is rated as one of the best youngsters in the Spanish league currently and he looks set to continue his impressive performance for Barcelona next season.
He has several world-class players around him now and that will be a major push for him to do well to keep his place in the starting lineup.
Below is the head-to-head stats of Dembele before Xavi and With Xavi
1. Dembele before Xavi
Games played: 119 games
Number of goals: 30 goals
Number of assists: 21 assists
2. Dembele with Xavi
Games played: 31 games
Number of goals: 2 goals
Number of assists: 13 assists
His stats under Xavi is quite impressive considering that it was just a short time and he is sure to continue his impressive performance into next season.
The French forward will largely be deployed as a left winger following the introduction of Raphinha
What are your thoughts concerning this? Do you think Dembele should have left Barcelona?
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