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Surgeon for Barcelona crock Dembele: I'm convinced he'll play at top again

Ousmane Dembele's surgeon admits the Barcelona striker will need at least six months to recover from his hamstring injury.

Dembele underwent an operation in Finland this week.

His surgeon Lasse Lempeinen stated: “The operation went well, everything went according to plan. As we had already established on the MRI, the damage was at the top of the tendon. I am very satisfied with the result of the operation. The damage was more serious than in 2017.

"His best years are still ahead of him. I am convinced that he can play at the top level again, but then he will have to recover very carefully. I expect it to take around six months.

"With hamstring injuries there is always a high risk that the injury will return. But I am also sure that with the medical team around Dembélé we will do everything we can to prevent a new injury. I will continue to follow his recovery closely."

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