Ousmane Dembele’s, hit in a calf during France-Denmark, had to withdraw for the second match of the Blues, against Denmark. Back in Barcelona since yesterday, the French striker would ultimately not be injured.
Still, Barca feared the worst as Jules Koundé, Memphis Depay, Frenkie de Jong and Ronald Araujoamong others, were injured during the international break in September.
But according to ‘Marca’, the Barça player trained normally this Tuesday morning, along with the rest of Xavi’s group. He should even apply to a starting place to face Mallorca as part of the 7th day of La Liga this Saturday.
However, the Catalan coach could choose to rest his striker in order to avoid muscle overload for a player who has been bothered by physical problems for several seasons. And it must be said that the overloaded calendar for this 2022/23 season does nothing to help the players and coaches…