Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele will be sidelined for 6 months after surgery on a severe hamstring tear.
The France global, 22, was on his way back to complete physical fitness following a thigh injury when he took out of training last week.
Dembele has actually had numerous injuries – in both legs – since signing up with the La Liga champs from Dortmund in 2017.
He has actually played only three complete matches this season, missing 63 video games in all competitors at Barca through injury.
Dembele, a member of France’s 2018 World Cup-winning squad, is expected to miss Euro 2020.