Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has flown to Finland to undergo surgery on a torn hamstring, the France international tore some part of a ligament in his left thigh amid the 2-1 LaLiga win over Getafe on Saturday.
Barca declared the next day that Dembele would require an operation and will be out of action for up to four months.
“Ousmane Dembele traveled on Monday morning to Helsinki, Finland, where he will undergo surgery to repair a rupture of the biceps femoris tendon in his left thigh,” the club said in a statement.
“Dembele was accompanied by team physician, Dr. Ricard Pruna.
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“Dembele will be operated on Tuesday by Dr. Sakari Orava. Following the surgery, the club will provide a medical statement.”
The 20-year-old joined from Borussia Dortmund for a club-record initial fee of €105million in August.
He has made only three appearances for the club this season.