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Saturday November 2 2019
Ousmane Dembele misses Barcelona clash with Levante
Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has been left out of the squad to face Levante today.
 
The French international was originally suspended for three La Liga games, following his red card in the 4-0 win at home to Sevilla on October 6th.
 
Following an appeal against his charge of using offensive language towards a match official at the Camp Nou, the ban was reduced to two games.
 
However, despite his availability for the trip to the Ciutat de Valencia, manager Ernesto Valverde has
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Friday October 18 2019
Ousmane Dembele must mature at Barcelona - Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal has called on his Barcelona teammate Ousmane Dembele to mature quickly or risk not fulfilling his ‘crazy talent’.

The 22-year-old joined the Blaugrana for an initial €105m in the summer of 2017 and despite netting 19 goals in 69 appearances for the club, has faced off-field issues.

The Frenchman has suffered a number of injuries and recurring fitness issues while also coming into headlines for missing training and regularly turning up to meetings late.

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Wednesday October 9 2019
Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele suspended for Real Madrid El Clasico

Barcelona will be without forward Ousmane Dembele for this month’s El Clasico fixture against Real Madrid due to suspension.

The forward was dismissed during the weekend clash against Sevilla and will now be suspended for two games - firstly for the trip to Eibar and then for the clash against Los Blancos in the Catalan capital.

Debutant Ronald Araujo was shown a straight red card for a foul on fellow substitute Javier Hernandez - who was clean through on goal - with two minutes to play at the Camp Nou.

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Monday October 7 2019
Ousmane Dembele refuses to discuss Sevilla red card

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has reportedly declined to talk about his sending off against Sevilla.

The French international was dismissed in the closing minutes of the 4-0 Camp Nou, after allegedly criticising referee Antonio Lahoz's earlier decision to send off team mate Ronald Araujo.

After initially appearing to be a second yellow card for the former Broussia Dortmund man, Lahoz confirmed that it was a straight red card, meaning his will miss the EL Clasico tie with Real Madrid if his three game ban is upheld.

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Sunday October 6 2019
Ernesto Valverde criticises double red card against Sevilla

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has question the match officials after he saw two players sent off in the closing stages in their 4-0 win over Sevilla.

Debutant Ronald Araujo was shown a straight red card for a foul on fellow substitute Javier Hernandez - who was clean through on goal - with two minutes to play at the Camp Nou.

The situation as made worse as Ousmane Dembele was then dismissed for his excessive protests to referee Antonio Lahoz - but Valverde felt the red cards were harsh.

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Sunday October 6 2019
POST MATCH - Barcelona up to second in La Liga with dominant Sevilla win

Barcelona issued a La Liga title warning to Real Madrid with a dominant 4-0 at home to Sevilla.

Ernesto Valverde's side were in control from start to finish against Julen Lopetegui's visitors, with three first half goals putting the defending La Liga champions in command.

Luis Suarez got the ball rolling for the hosts on 28 minutes, netting a spectacular bicycle kick from close range, after being picked out by Nelson Semedo's deep cross.

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Sunday September 29 2019
Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele a doubt for Inter Milan clash

Ousmane Dembele is a major injury doubt for Barcelona's midweek Champions League clash with Inter Milan.

The French international was a late withdrawal from the La Blaugrana squad to face Getafe in La Liga action this weekend due to a thigh injury.

Manager Ernesto Valverde confirmed in his post-match press conference that the forward is a major doubt for the visit of the Serie A side to the Camp Nou.

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Wednesday September 25 2019
Manchester United want Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele is a January transfer target for Manchester United, according to The Independent.

The 22-year-old - who scored eight goals in 29 La Liga games last season and has been capped 21 times for his country - is not a guaranteed first-team starter at the Blaugrana.

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Monday September 23 2019
Ousmane Dembele back for Barcelona, no Ivan Rakitic

Ousmane Dembele has returned to Barcelona’s matchday squad for the first time in a month following injury, but Ivan Rakitic has missed out.

Coach Ernesto Valverde has named his 18-man squad to face Villarreal this midweek and Dembele is involved for the first time since sustaining the injury in the opening day 1-0 defeat at Athletic Club Bilbao.

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Saturday September 21 2019
Ousmane Dembele misses Granada CF clash

Ousmane Dembele will miss FC Barcelona's clash with Granada CF tonight due to a thigh injury.

The French international has returned to training, after missing the last three La Liga games with the problem, however the club's medical staff have advised manager Ernesto Valverde that he is not yet ready to return to action.

Moussa Wague and Carles Alena have been omitted from the squad by Valverde, with forward pair Carles Perez and Ansu Fati both included again, but Jordi Alba is out injured.

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