Dembele hints at early Barca return

first_imgOusmane Dembélé Dembele hints at early Barcelona return Joe Wright Last updated 2 years ago 15:40 21/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(2) ousmane dembele - cropped Getty Images Ousmane Dembélé Barcelona Girona v Barcelona Primera División The 20-year-old is not expected to play again until January but an Instagram post from the forward has suggested otherwise Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has hinted he will return from injury earlier than expected.The France international travelled to Finland for surgery on a hamstring tear on Monday and has officially been ruled out of action for three and a half months.Barca 7/1 to beat Girona 3-0 Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Dembele returned to Catalonia on Wednesday, the day after his team-mates had worn ‘Courage Ousmane’ t-shirts in the warm-up for their 6-1 La Liga thrashing of Eibar at Camp Nou.The 20-year-old posted the team photo from before that match on his Instagram page and included a hashtag reading “I’ll be back in two months”, suggesting he hopes to be fully fit much sooner than had been planned.A comeback to competitive action by the middle of November would see Dembele in contention for the trip to Juventus in the Champions League and the league meeting with Valencia at Mestalla.The €105 million signing could simply have been referring to when he hopes to resume light training, however.last_img read more