La Liga top club, Barcelona’s record signing Ousmane Dembele has been ruled out for three and a half months after having a hamstring surgery.
The 20-year-old France forward was making his first La Liga start when he pulled up in the 29th minute in Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Getafe.
Barca said Dembele was “successfully operated on to repair a ruptured biceps femoris in his left leg”.
The intelligent midfield youngster joined from Borussia Dortmund in a deal which could be worth £135.5m.
He was bought at such a huge price from the largesse Neymar’s sale to PSG for a whooping £200m.