Fresh injury blow for Barcelona star

La Liga By: Ayodeji Tunde | 21/05/2018

FC Naija

It is another downtime for Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele who agian suffered a sprained right ankle in his team's win over Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Dembele, 21, came off early in the second half at Camp Nou after picking up an injury following a tackle from Raul Navas.

The LaLiga champions confirmed the France international had sprained his right ankle and would be supervised by the club's medical staff for the next few days.

Dembele played 54 minutes of the game against Real Sociedad before being replaced due to the injury picked up in the first half following a challenge from Real Sociedad defender Raúl Navas in the first half of Sunday's game at Camp Nou. 

The injury is a slight worry for France less than a month out from the World Cup in Russia.

Dembele is part of Didier Deschamps' squad, who begin their tournament with a clash against Australia on June 16.