Barcelona star Dembele: From 2017 to 2021 I wasted my time enormously

Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele mentioned he wasted 5 years of his life whereas coping with numerous harm setbacks.

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WHAT HAPPENED? The Barcelona winger opened up on his struggles to keep up health and confessed he looks like he is wasted 5 years of his life.

WHAT HE SAID: “From 2017 to 2021 I wasted my time enormously,” RMC Sport. “I have lost five years of my life. I had to work to be able to play, to be healthy and to be able to perform little by little.

“I’ve had plenty of hamstring accidents. The trainers insisted to me that if I did not work extra, I used to be going to relapse. With Koeman I began to enhance and with Xavi it has gone higher. Once I got here to Barca I used to be youthful, after all I went out, however not as a lot as individuals say or as individuals think about.”

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Since joining Barcelona for a €105 million fee, Dembele has struggled massively with injuries. Under Ronald Koeman and most recently Xavi, though, he has found a run of fitness and has finally began to showcase his abilities.


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WHAT NEXT FOR DEMBELE? Two fixtures with the French national team await Dembele before returning to Barcelona, with one eye already firmly on the World Cup.

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