LIGA - Barcelona: medical update on Sergi Roberto and Ousmane Dembélé

23.11.2021 12:05 of A.R. TransferMarketWeb   see readings
LIGA - Barcelona: medical update on Sergi Roberto and Ousmane Dembélé
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Reassuring news about Ousmane Dembélé. Barely returned from a long injury, the French international had already returned to the infirmary because of a strained left thigh in early November.

Absent so far, FC Barcelona announced in a medical statement that “the Blaugrana players are preparing for the reception of Benfica on Tuesday evening at 9 pm at the Ciutat Esportiva. Sergino Dest and Ousmane Dembélé trained with the group. ” Reassuring news for the 24-year-old striker, who could be in the squad for Xavi's Champions League premiere.

On the other hand, Sergi Roberto will not participate in this crucial match against Benfica on Tuesday. “Sergi Roberto suffers from discomfort in the quadriceps of the right thigh. He is forfeited and the duration of his absence will depend on his progress. (The 29-year-old versatile winger) has done specific work.” The meeting against the Lisbon club is already shaping up to be decisive for the new Catalan coach. In bad shape in the standings, a victory would ensure FC Barcelona a place in the round of 16 of C1.