Ousmane Dembele is set to miss “approximately five weeks” with a hamstring strain, Barcelona have confirmed.
The French international’s injury woes continue as he is set to miss over a month for the La Liga champions.
The winger went 90 minutes in Barcelona’s La Liga opener against Athletic Club, which saw the reigning champions downed on a late goal from Aritz Aduriz.
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