Ousmane Dembele to travel to Qatar for injury treatment

Barcelona have confirmed that Ousmane Dembele will travel to Qatar for a period of rehabilitation on his thigh injury.

The French international came off in the first half during the Champions League win over his former club Borussia Dortmund, and he has since been confirmed as out of action for ten weeks.

Dembele has struggled with injury so far this season, and the club are hopeful he can responded well to the treatment at their designated clinic in Qatar, just as Samuel Umtiti did at the back end of last season.

Barcelona's medical team will oversee the treatment, at the Aspetar Hospital in Doha, with an expected return to Spain anticipated in mid-December, according to reports in Marca.

The 22-year old will miss all of Barca┬┤s games before the te winter break, with a first team return pencilled in for the second El Clasico clash of the season at the Santiago Bernabeu on March 1.

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