The French winger initially struggled to fulfill his potential at Barcelona since being recruited from Borussia Dortmund for more than 100 million euros in 2017. The reason is that Dembele is often injured from season to season.
According to records transfer market, Dembele has missed 102 Barcelona games since 2017/2018. Even though Dembele also contributed to Barca’s success in winning two LaLiga titles and two Copa del Rey.
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However, Ousmane Dembele looks like a new player at the start of 2022/2023. The 25-year-old has scored two goals plus four assists in the first eight games Barcelonaincluding a six-game unbeaten run in La Liga.
Varane and Dembele are working hand in hand in the French national team which will play two UEFA Nations League matches against Austria and Denmark. The Manchester United centre-back did not hesitate to praise Dembele’s performance.
“I am very happy to see him at this level. We are seeing him shine. He has extraordinary qualities,” said Varane in Stats Perform.
“As a person I always look at him with joy, he brings freshness to the team. He is also calmer, always quiet. He has got the recipe for his physical recovery, to feel good, and we are very happy.”
“He used to have difficult moments with injuries going on, but now we have the opportunity to see him having fun and enjoying himself on the pitch. So we are all very happy.” Early about Ousmane Dembele.
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