Ousmane Dembélé, during a training


Setién the light with Dembélé: French can be a key man

Published:1/02/2020 - 13:20h

Updated:1/02/2020 - 13:20h

Ousmane Dembélé is very close to returning to the pitch and Quique Setién is delighted with his involvement. The Frenchman can be a key piece

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Quique Setién was announced like technician of the first team of the FC Barcelona hardly a day after the club oficializase that Luis Suárez could not play until the next month of May. The Cantabrian technician, in cohesion with the sportive direction, opted for trying fichar to a '9' to relieve to the Uruguayan during his drop, but finally was not possible the arrival of this longed for reinforcement.

Maybe this was one of the reasons of weight so that the recovery of Ousmane Dembélé -in the dry dam from finals of November- was expecting like water of May. It is not leading centre, true, but can offer a speed, a desborde, a profunididad and, in general, a offensive provision that they can turn into a differential factor for the attack culé, in which Antoine Griezmann will be the '9'.

In fact, the own Quique Setién recognised in an interview for Sport that, to fault of the leading centre, Dembélé can be the big 'signing' of winter. "We are loved with Dembélé. It can be the signing of winter. Never you know how they happen the things and always think in shape positive. His recovery is clear that goes us to come very well", commented, on a player that, in case to have continuity, can be main.

In spite of that the Cantabrian recognised that the 'mosquieto' has to improve in some appearances, ensured to be very happy with his implication. "Like the majority, has things to improve. It is necessary to take into account that they do not leave to be young youngsters. His implication, by what have seen, is total and absolute. They fall me the tears when seeing the capacity and the intensity in which it works", sentenced.

Before the training of this Saturday, the own Setién approached to speak with Dembélé, held him of the shoulder and both had a talk with a smile in the mouth. The French has win to be important after the arrival of the new technician and the santanderino knows that the talent of the extreme youngster can be a puff of cool air for the team.

Dembélé Will compete with Ansu Fati

By the moment, Quique Setién has kept immovable the offensive trident formed by Leo Messi, Antoine Griezmann and Ansu Fati. However, the high of Dembélé will suppose a new element for the competition in the forward, in which probably it keep a conflict by the place with the youngster of Guinea Bissau. Without Luis Suárez, all will have to assume something more than responsibility.

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