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Twitter trolls Barcelona as Dembele suffers long-term injury

Sunaadh Sagar
10.90K   //    17 Sep 2017, 18:18 IST

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Barcelona's €105 million summer signing, Ousmane Dembele is out for 4 months, the club confirmed in a statement on their website:

The tests have come back following first team player Ousmane Dembélé has ruptured the tendon in his femoral bicep in his left thigh. The player will be operated on by Dr. Sakari Orava in Finland this week. He is expected to be out for between three and a half months and four months.

Dembele was injured in Barca's 2-1 win against Getafe in La Liga last night, with the Frenchman now likely to return in January 2018.

Rivals fans on Twitter, especially those of Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool revelled in Barcelona's misfortune:

The Barcelona fans had contrasting reactions, with some advocating for calm, while others had rather panicked reactions...

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