"There are no negotiations with Manchester United," said Barcelona sporting director Ramon Planes. "Dembele is a player we are counting on."
'Nothing surprises me anymore', Lionel Messi bids farewell to Luis Suarez with fresh dig at Barcelona management
Messi has a long-running feud with club president Josep Maria Bartomeu which intensified after Barcelona were humiliated 8-2 by Bayern in a Champions League quarter-final in August.
After joining Barcelona in 2018, Vidal played 96 games for the Catalans and scored 11 goals, helping them win LaLiga in his first year in Spain.
Lionel Messi scores two in Barcelona's friendly game against Girona, Luis Suarez, Arturo Vidal remain absent
Lionel Messi netted two goals and set up one more in a 3-1 victory over second-tier Girona, Barcelona’s second training match since Ronald Koeman took over as coach.
Without directly accusing Bartomeu, Messi has been outspoken against the club’s decisions this season, the team’s first without a title since 2007-08.
Suarez and other players' departures would be part of the “profound” changes to the first team that the club announced after its season ended with a humiliating 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Champions League: Arturo Vidal declares Barcelona 'best team in the world' ahead of Bayern Munich test
Vidal spent three years at Bayern, who are deemed heavy favourites to reach the semis after winning the German title and hammering Chelsea, while Barca crumbled in LaLiga.
Champions League: Barcelona's Quique Setien relying on Riqui Puig, Ansu Fati in absence of experienced stars
“Both Riqui and Ansu are ready to play,” Setien said Friday. “They have performed and played pretty well and could perfectly well start. And if they do start, I am sure they will be guaranteed to play well.”
LaLiga: Arturo Vidal’s lawsuit against Barcelona over bonus payments dispute won't affect status in team, coach Ernesto Valverde
Arturo Vidal's lawyers have filed a complaint to Spain’s player’s union (AFE) citing an unpaid bonus of 2.4 million euros (2.05 million pounds).
LaLiga: Arturo Vidal casts cloud on Barcelona's fixture against Espanyol after filing complaint over non-payment on bonuses
The lawyers working for Vidal filed a complaint to Spain’s player’s union (AFE) last month citing an unpaid bonus of 2.4 million euros ($2.69 million), news of which emerged while the player was back in his homeland during the league’s winter break
LaLiga: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann find the target as Barcelona end year top of the league
Lionel Messi closed the year with a total of 50 goals for club and country for the sixth straight time, helping Barcelona stay top of the league entering the holiday break.
Real Madrid stay in touch with leaders Barcelona, who also have 28 points after 13 games but top the standings due to their superior goal difference.
Barcelona are back in form and LaLiga's big three are back at the top of the table after the defending champions put on a finishing masterclass to thrash Sevilla 4-0 on Sunday.
LaLiga: French striker Antoine Griezmann trains with Barcelona following controversial move from Atletico Madrid
Antoine Griezmann was presented as a Barcelona player on Sunday night, after the Catalans paid the 28-year-old's 120-million-euro ($135 million) release clause
Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi shown red card as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to finish third in tournament
For a match that didn't mean much, there was a lot going on as Argentina defeated Chile 2-1 to finish third in the Copa América on Saturday.
Copa America 2019: Chile determined to leave legacy as 'triple champions', says midfielder Arturo Vidal
Title holders Chile are gunning to become only the second team to win the title thrice in a row after Argentina did so from 1945-47
LaLiga: Athletic Bilbao hold lackluster Barcelona to a goalless draw to offer rivals fresh hope in title race
Lionel Messi was short of fitness and Barcelona lacked spark as a goalless draw away to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday offered fresh hope to their rivals in the title race.
LaLiga: Philippe Coutinho struggles to justify record move months after making flying start to Barcelona career
Barcelona shelled out a club record 160 million euros to prise Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, yet one year on from his signing, the Brazilian is struggling to get a game while his former side are thriving in his absence.
LaLiga: Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos insists that players have not been informed of change in coach
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has stated that he and the other players at the club have no idea regarding their manager Julen Lopetegui's future after a string of tough results.
La Liga: Luis Suarez's hat-trick helps Barcelona thrash Real Madrid, deal fatal blow to manager Julen Lopetegui
Barcelona ran riot to win the Clasico 5-1 on Sunday as Luis Suarez scored the hat-trick that could spell the end of Julen Lopetegui's time as Real Madrid coach.