The 20-year-old France world, who made a £96.8million transfer from Borussia Dortmund final month, sustained the harm within the first part of Barca’s come-from-behind win at Getafe on Saturday – his LaLiga debut.
The former Rennes formative years participant might be out for between 3 and 4 months because the Catalan club glance to construct on their four-match successful begin to the league season.
A statement on fcbarcelona.com learn: “FC Barcelona striker Ousmane Dembele was once effectively operated on Tuesday to fix a ruptured biceps femoris in his left leg.
“Dr Sakari Orava (in Finland) carried out the surgery.
“Dembele remains under the supervision of Dr Ricard Pruna. He is expected to be out for three and a half months.”
Dembele suffered the thigh harm within the Three-1 win over Getafe on Saturday.
The 20-year-old lasted simply 29 mins earlier than limping off the sphere, to get replaced by Gerard Deulofeu.
His harm comes as a big blow for supervisor Ernesto Valverde, who now faces a variety quandary till the New Year.
But Bartomeu insists the club are assured Dembele will make a complete restoration.
“Unfortunately, Dembele is injured at the moment however will go back,” he informed Spanish TV station RTVE.
“The physician’s forecast estimates 4 months (out).
“I spoke with Dembele and he’s slightly affected, as a result of he was once excited (about his get started at Barcelona).
“But on the similar time he trusts the Barca docs.
“He’s constructive and when he comes again on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday he will do it with a grin.”