Ousmane Dembele is airing on the side of caution and is advising his teammates at Barcelona to do the same when they meet his old side Borussia Dortmund
French forward Dembele swapped Dortmund for Catalonia back in 2017.
He joined the Camp Nou side in a 125 million Euro deal, but things have not quite gone to plan.
His form has been below the levels that prompted Barca to pay that kind of fee. Plus his injury record has hampered his development and opportunities,
With the club apparently offering him as part of a deal to bring wayward sone Neymar back from PSG.
This season has seen him struggle once more, but Ernesto Valverde has called on him from time to time.
His Barcelona side, prepare to face his old Dortmund team. He is aware of the German sides threats, and will not be
Speaking to Barcelona’s in house TV channel Barca TV, is excited but cautious as he is aware of the threat the Bundesliga side pose.
“We have some important games coming up in the next few weeks, starting with Borussia and then Atletico at the weekend.”
“If we beat Borussia then we will qualify for the next stage of the Champions League.”
“This means this is the most important game of the season so far.”
“It will be a special game against Borussia, and I will be happy to see my former teammates again, but I am focused on Barcelona.”
“Borussia are a team that likes to attack, and do not concede many goals.”
“They will play with real intensity and want to win.”