Dembele was especially bright in the first-half, creating the second goal for Coutinho and frequently looking dangerous around the edge of the box, and he could yet prove to be a very useful option for Valverde in the remaining weeks of the season. Luis Enrique, who managed Neymar at Barcelona, is now the favourite to replace Unai Emery at the Parc des Princes.
The comfortable victory leaves Barca 11 points clear of Atletico Madrid, who host Celta Vigo on Sunday. A decade or so later it's 220.
Having had successful surgery in his homeland, Neymar will be assessed by PSG in six weeks to determine when he will return to training.
Neymar has been in the news a lot since PSG's UEFA Champions League exit at the hands of Real, with a number of sensational reports emerging.
The Brazilian ace swapped Catalonia for the French capital in the summer. I'm sad for the situation of the team'.
The debut season in Paris for Neymar was unsuccessful - the Brazilian was injured and saved his club from relegation in the 1/8 finals of the Champions League. Now, however, the Qatari knows that Neymar needs a better stage on which to challenge for the Ballon d'Or.
He also didn't expect the level of Ligue 1 to be so inferior to La Liga.
There are all kinds of financial hurdles to a transfer this summer, and AS noted his image rights could present another one.
"It's not just because I have a good relationship with him, but because of the type of player he is". He is sponsored by Nike, Gillette, Claro, Red Bull, Gaga, Replay, Rexona, PokerStar, Konami.
The 26-year-old had a high-profile spat with Edinson Cavani and has struggled to enamour himself to the PSG faithful.
However, Real might only have eyes for his rivals - Neymar.
The report claims a source close to Sheikh Al Thani, the owner of PSG and Emir of Qatar, explained that he sees keeping Neymar as a matter of personal pride and not about money.