Dembele is now suspended by Borussia after missing training in the wake of their decision to reject Barcelona's initial offer.
Dembele playing up as he seeks to move to Barcelona.
BVB CEO Hans Joachim Watzke made it clear he does not want negotiations to rumble on and distract the club at the start of the new season, per Kicker (via MailOnline's Will Griffee): "The time horizon is enough for two games".
Barcelona completed the signing of Brazilian Paulinho on Monday night (AEST) though.
'I cannot explain what he is telling me. "Maybe it's because Real played his team dizzy in the Super Cup".
'Nothing has advanced, not even by a millimetre'.More news: Alibaba profits double on e-commerce boom
More news: Sony Confirms PS4 System Software 5.0 Details
More news: Google updates Docs, Sheets and Slides with new collaboration features
Barca are ready to reinvest most of the £200million that they received from the sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain into the squad.
Segura's comments had suggested that deals for both Dembele and Coutinho would be wrapped-up in the coming days.
"We are hopeful that they will end up wearing the Barca shirt".
"I will answer questions but I'm not in the vehicle, on the way to this press conference, thinking, 'If they ask this question, what can I say?', because I have to think about the (training) session in a few minutes. We know we have to help the team and reinforce it and that's what we are doing".
"We don't know who is behind his actions or who leads him; what I know from my own experience is that I was not able to make every decision on my own when I was 20".
How will Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele line up with Barcelona next season?