Barcelona paid £96million to signal Dembele from Borussia Dortmund after dropping Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain in a £200m deal.
Dembele made simply 3 appearances for Barca earlier than struggling a thigh injury that appears prone to rule him out for 4 months.
Dembele, who may just ultimately have value the Spanish giants £136m, has had surgical procedure to mend the drawback in Finland.
And Spanish newspaper Sport have these days claimed to reveal ‘the entire truth about the restoration of Dembele.
The 20-year-old used to be pictured in a wheelchair earlier than flying to a health center in Oslo, amid claims the injury may just if truth be told save Barca £9m.
That is as a result of as a part of his switch Barca had been because of pay the quantity to Dembele if he had featured in 50 video games for them this season, now extremely not likely.
Barcelona gamers wore t-shirts with the message ‘Courage Ousmane’ on earlier than their 6-1 thrashing of Eibar ultimate week, prompting the ahead to indicate he’ll be again inside two months.
But Sport have moved to transparent up any uncertainties about the injury, insisting his restoration will take three-and-a-half months.
Dembele is now 10 days into his comeback and is alleged to be ‘lively’ in spite of being in the early stafes of rehabilitation.
That is partially right down to the presence of his folks and his brother in Barcelona.
Dembele and his circle of relatives are staying in a set at the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos Hotel, very as regards to Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium.
The participant isn’t allowed to transport his leg for 15 days, that means he’ll be desiring help to get round.
Dembele has no longer but gave the impression at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, Barca’s coaching floor, however is predicted to take action subsequent Friday.
There he’ll catch up with his team-mates who introduced him this kind of public display of enhance following his injury.
Dembele is visited day by day by means of membership medical doctors who’re supervising his restoration, noting the participant is constructive about returning.
And shut pal Samuel Umtiti, Gerard Pique’s central defensive spouse this season, has been holding him corporate at the resort.