After scoring twice in a 2-1 victory over Arsenal, Dembele gave his clearest indication of where his future is.
The former Fulham and Celtic striker did what he did best on the field. Scoring twice as his team came from behind to beat Arsenal in the Emirates Cup.
But according to the post-match report from The Mirror the young Lyon man did not mince his words when questioned on a potential transfer.
His Intentions are clear.
“The most important thing is that we won,” he told reporters.
“I want to be an undisputed starter this season.
“I’m going to have to perform well consistently. I want to have a great season with Lyon.”
There have been reports of a deal being close between the French club and Inter Milan. While there have also been rumors of Manchester United expressing an interest in his services. deemed a possible replacement for wantaway striker Romelu Lukaku.
In his first season in Ligue 1, he managed 20 goals in 45 appearances.
While previously at Celtic, he mustered up 51 goals in 69 appearances.
In 64 competitive matches for Fulham, he scored 19 times.
He has a knack for finding the back of the net. At 23 years of age, there are definitely more goals to come from the young French man.
It is only a matter of time until one of the European giants come calling. With this year’s transfer window nearing an end, the rumours will only get louder.
However, this young man’s determination to be number one at Lyon seem firm.
We shall see. With the modern-day players and the astronomical amounts of money involved in today’s transfers, nothing is set in stone until that window closes.