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Valverde – Dembele must earn his place in the team

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has thrown a challenge at Ousmane Dembele to fight to earn his place in the first team. The ongoing season has been frustrating thus far for the French forward due to recurring injury problems. The Frenchman was also sent off in the 4 nil win against Sevilla and this resulted in a two-game ban. Dembele is available again but was not part of the team that lost 3:1 to Levante in the La Liga. Speaking ahead of Tuesday's UEFA Champions League game against Slavia Prague at the Camp Nou, Valverde insisted that the 22-year-old must work had to get chances in the team. "Everyone always has to earn their place—Dembele is no exception," said Valverde. "When he plays, he can stay in that position [if he plays well], as happens to Ansu [Fati], Luis [Suare...
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Ousmane Dembele sidelined for two weeks

Barcelona on Monday disclosed that forward Ousmane Dembele has suffered a sprained left ankle which will keep him out of action and on the sidelines for 15 days. The France international was made to undergo a medical checkup to ascertain the degree of the injury he sustained in Barcelona's 3:1 win against Leganes in the La Liga on Sunday. He was forced to leave the pitch in the 69th minute of the game READ Hazard – There are things that might make me stay at Chelsea A statement released by the club read: “Tests carried out on first team player Ousmane Dembele have confirmed a sprained ankle that will keep him out of action for approximately 15 days” Therefore, Ousmane Dembele is set to miss the Cope del Rey quarterfinal games against Sevilla, as well as games against Girona and...
Ousmane Dembele: I’ll be back in two weeks
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Ousmane Dembele: I’ll be back in two weeks

  Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has disclosed that he will return to full first team training within a fortnight after his recovery from a thigh injury The Frenchman sustained an injury in Barcelona's victory over Getafe in September and is expected to return within the stipulated period of three months. READ: Pastore considering PSG exit in January “In two weeks I’ll be back with the group,” Dembele revealed in an interview with Canal+, in quotes cited by Diario AS. “It will be very difficult due to the amount of training I will have to do but I will be working extremely hard every single day to get back as soon as possible.” Dembele joined Barcelona from Dortmund for an initial 105 million Pounds deal last summer and has made 3 appearances for the Catalans....
Ousmane Dembele likely to be out of action till the New Year
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Ousmane Dembele likely to be out of action till the New Year

  Barcelona new boy Ousmane Dumbele is set to be out of action until the new year although his recovery from a hamstring operation is on course. The doctor, Sakari Orava, who carried out the operation on the forward at the club's request has the belief that the original time frame that was placed on his recovery which is about 3 to 4 months is very possible. READ: Messi: Our absence from Russia 2018 would have been crazy Ousmane Dembele was substituted in Barcelona’s game against Getafe last month with a hamstring tear on his official first league start for the club. “I am constantly in contact with Dr. Pruna at Barcelona and he is giving me detailed reports about what the player is doing,” Orava informed El Mundo Deportivo. “At this point everything is on course and...