Barcelona’s Dembele out for two weeks

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Barcelona’s French worldwide forward Ousmane Dembele will be out for about fourteen days subsequent to spraining his lower leg in Sunday’s 3-1 triumph over Leganes, the Spanish victors said on Monday.

The news comes as a blow for the 21-year-old, who opened the scoring for the La Liga pioneers and has awed as of late, netting multiple times in his last 10 excursions.

The damage implies he is probably going to miss the two legs of their Copa del Rey quarter-last with Sevilla, and Sunday’s Catalan derby at Girona.

It is likewise conceivable that he could be sidelined for the visit of Valencia toward the start of February, in spite of the fact that he ought to be fit for Barca’s Champions League last-16 meeting with Olympique Lyonnais in February.

Individual enormous cash landing Philippe Coutinho will be relied upon to fill the void made by Dembele’s nonattendance, with the Brazilian battling for diversion time since his 160 million Euros ($181.87 million) move from Liverpool a year back.

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