Ousmane Dembele to miss Barcelona clash against Liverpool in the Champions League

Ousmane Dembele to miss Barcelona clash against Liverpool in the Champions League

- Ousmane Dembele could be out of Barcelona’s trip to Liverpool in the Champions League after suffering hamstring injury against Celta Vigo

- Barcelona in a statement said that Dembélé has an injury to the right femoral biceps hamstring muscle

- He could be out for three to four weeks and will miss the Copa del Rey final against Valencia but could be fit for the Champions League final if Barça qualify

Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele could miss his club’s Champions League return leg against Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday, May 7, after picking up a hamstring injury.

The 21-year-old limped out of the pitch after just six minutes in Barcelona 2-0 defeat against Celta Vigo in the La Liga.

Speaking after the game, Barcelona's Carles Alena midfielder said: “The worst news is the injuries. It's a shame for Dembele.

“We hope that turns out to be nothing because he is going to be important for us at the end of the season.”

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However, a statement Barcelona confirmed after the game that Dembele had a right hamstring injury and would need more tests to check the severity of the injury, Daily Mail reports.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that a Maxi Gomes goal in 67 minutes and another from Iago Aspas in the 88th minute handed Celta Vigo a 2-0 victory against Barcelona.

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The result meant newly crowned La Liga champions Barcelona suffered their third defeat of the season.

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