The Catalan membership signed Dembele for an preliminary £97m in the summertime as an immediate alternative for Neymar, who joined PSG for a world-record £198m.
It used to be idea Barca would be with out their record-signing for a minimum of 3 months however the Frenchman is assured of a speedier go back.
“I’ll be back in two months,” he wrote in an Instagram publish, at the side of a photograph of his teammates dressed in t-shirts in improve of his restoration.
This defies preliminary estimations launched via the membership on Sunday that he would no longer play soccer once more in 2017 and would imply he would be to be had for El Clasico on 23rd December.
Dembele began his Nou Camp profession very brightly and registered an lend a hand of their Five-Zero demolition of town competitors Espanyol at the opening day.
But in simply his 3rd recreation for the membership, away at Getafe, he pulled up after 29 mins and needed to shuttle to Finland for surgical operation previous this week.
A brief Barcelona remark learn: “FC Barcelona striker Ousmane Dembele used to be effectively operated on Tuesday to fix a ruptured biceps femoris in his left leg.
“Dr Sakari Orava carried out the surgical operation. Dembele stays below the supervision of Dr Ricard Pruna. He is predicted to be out for 3 and a part months.”
Despite his optimism, the setback does imply the ahead will omit maximum, if no longer all, of his facet’s Champions League team level video games in addition to a league commute to Atletico and their Copa del Rey closing 16 tie.
But supervisor Ernesto Valverde is adamant there are a number of gamers that would fill the void.
He instructed a press convention on Monday: “We have more than a few gamers, (Gerard) Deulofeu, Aleix Vidal, Denis (Suarez), Andre (Gomes). We will search for possible choices to play within the first XI. We may even take Barca B under consideration.”