Hamstring worries for Dembélé as Lyon test looms

Hamstring worries for Dembélé as Lyon test looms

Gorka Leiza

Diario AS

The French player will undergo tests to determine how serious the hamstring problem the player complained about is at the end of the home game against Rayo.

Worrying news for Barça fans after Ousmane Dembélé complained of hamstring issues at the end of the 3-1 home win over Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou on Saturday evening.

The player was sent to the Hospital de Barcelona to undergo tests to try and determine the nature of the problem and is currently a doubt for Wednesday's 2018/19 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 clash at home to Ligue 1 outfit Olympique Lyon.

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Dembélé came on as a second half substitute at Camp Nou replacing Brazilian midfielder Arthur at he interval.

Full FC Barcelona statement:

'FC Barcelona medical services have confirmed that after tests the first team player Ousmane Dembéle has a slight hamstring strain in his left leg. How the injury develops will decide whether he is available for the game against Olympique Lyonnais on Wednesday in the last 16 of the Champions League.

The forward picked up the injury in the 3-1 win against Rayo Vallecano on Saturday at Camp Nou after coming on at half time to replace Arthur to play the entire second half.'