Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona have announced that forward OusmaneDembele will undergo a knee surgery after he picked up a serious knee injury while playing for France at the ongoing European Championship being hosted by 11 countries. Barcelona forward Dembele picked up the injury during the Group F clash between France and Hungary at the Puskas Arena in Budapest.
Barcelona have confirmed that the player will miss several months of football action as a result of the injury. To this effect, Dembele is not expected to return to action until the end of the year meaning that he will miss the start of the new season for his club.
Barcelona have been involved in some of the biggest transfers in the past few seasons with the arrival of Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho seeing the club spend over €200 million last season. Antoine Griezmann was one of the signings expected in the summer but in a spectacular TV address the French man decided to renew with Atletico Madrid
Less than a year later news reports from France claims that the former Real Sociedad forward is likely to end up at the Nou Camp in the summer. According to the reports, the 28-year-old has been disappointed with the club’s performances this season and regrets turning down a move to Barcelona last summer.