However, the story also suggests that both Liverpool FC and Bayern may end up being disappointed, because the player himself wants to prove himself at FC Barcelona and the Spanish club are not keen on selling him.
Those at Camp Nou are said to be piecing together plans to bring a South American star back to Camp Nou.
Dembele is one of the most promising attacking players in recent times, impressing at a young age at Borussia Dortmund, while also doing well in his second and recent season with Barcelona.
Philippe Coutinho has failed to impress the Catalonia side's fans and has found life to be a bit hard after his £142 million switch to the Camp Nou, finding the net just 11 times in 54 appearances for the club last season, in all competitions.
There is certainly an aspect of fear involved - for understandable reasons. If Neymar had not succeeded in loosening at Barcelona, the French champion would have reported two years ago in Liverpool for the Brazilian worldwide.
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But PSG responded by activating Neymar's clause.
Barcelona players and club chiefs went public to praise Verratti in a bid to turn the Italy international's head.
"In my opinion if Neymar behaves better, he can be a great player", Tebas told Onda Cero late Sunday.
"He should say sorry". At 22 years of age, Dembele has at least a decade of high-quality football in him, which would make him a player for the present and the future. "If they win the Champions League, I don't think it will be a problem for the fans".