Ousmane Dembélé is yet to accept the offer made by Barcelona in January for contract extension and there are just 5 days until his current deal runs out, making him a free agent.
With the Club been hopeful that he will sign it despite serious interest from other clubs.
The France international has always maintained publicly that he wants to stay at the Camp Nou.
But there is now serious consideration at Barcelona of taking that offer off the table, according to a piece from Gabriel Sans in Mundo Deportivo today.
The report continued to state that the club felt humiliated with the rejection and feel they’ll have to withdraw it to protect their image.
There is currently a major split within Barca’s senior management team over what to do, but it will all be moot in a week’s time, when Dembele is a free agent.