Dembele to undergo knee injury test, says Deschamps

Afp, Paris

21 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Dembele to undergo knee injury test, says Deschamps

Ousmane Dembele will undergo tests on his knee on Sunday evening to assess tendon damage suffered in France's Euro 2020 draw with Hungary, coach Didier Deschamps said.

"We need to run some tests, he's being examined in the evening. He's had a reaction with a knee tendon," Deschamps told French broadcaster TF1.

Barcelona forward Dembele was brought on by Deschamps in the 57th minute of Les Bleus' 1-1 draw with Hungary in Budapest on Saturday, when his side were still behind to Attila Fiola's first half opener. He hit the post with his first touch of the ball but was forced to leave the field grimacing three minutes before the end and was substituted for Thomas Lemar.

 


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