Arsenal rocked as striker reveals his dream to play for Barcelona
Dembele has reportedly caught the eye of a number of teams in Europe thanks to a string of scintillating displays for the Ligue 1 side.
According to Get French Football News, Premier League big boys Arsenal are interested in signing the 18-year-old, who bagged a hat-trick in Rennes' 4-1 win over Nantes on Sunday evening.
However, they could face a difficult task to land him as he has his heart set on a move to the Nou Camp.
"I’m inspired by Neymar and Messi. They’re great players.
"I try to follow their games and copy what they do in training."
Dembele broke into Rennes' first team at the start of the season and has found the back of the net nine times in 17 appearances.