Dembele – the player who scored 15 goals this season, most likely not attending the war with Atletico Madrid and MU.
According to the confirmation of coach Ernesto Valverde, Ousmane Dembele can hardly attend two important matches of Barcelona (with Atletico Madrid and MU). The French striker is still having a hamstring problem and Barca doesn’t want to risk his case.
“Ousmane Dembele will not play in the match against Atletico Madrid. I also don’t know if he can be in the match against Manchester United.
“We don’t want to risk Ousmane Dembele this weekend or at the MU match. Because he might have a bigger problem in the next match. We will look at the situation, to have the best plan for Dembele, ”coach Valderde told the press conference before the heroic match with Atletico Madrid.
The 21-year-old striker got a hamstring injury at the end of the match against Rayo Valecano in early March. Not yet fully recovered, the former Dortmund player had to play in the victory over Lyon (round of the first round in the eighth. Champions League). (He himself is the author of the goal set the score 5-0 in the 86th minute).
Returning before the deadline made Dembele’s injury more serious. As a result, he was forced to miss the Atletico Madrid match as well as the march to Old Trafford in the middle of next week.
The Great Battle of Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid takes place at 1:45 on April 7. Champions League quarter-finals Champions League first leg between MU vs Barcelona kicked off at 02:00 on April 11 (all in Vietnamese time).