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Xavi, the physical talisman of Dembélé

Published:10/01/2023 - 14:09h

Updated:10/01/2023 - 14:09h

Football has changed drastically for Ousmane Dembélé. The striker went from being the center of criticism to being a footballer that many applaud every weekend

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The arrival of Xavi Hernández to the FC Barcelona has been determinant for Ousmane Dembélé and his career in the football of elite. The míster Catalan bet from the beginning by the Frenchman and east has paid him with big performances and being the best asistidor of the team during all the 2022, something that Xavi seems that it saw before that all when having asked his continuity one and again.

Until the arrival of the current technical body, Dembélé happened much more time lesionado that playing and there has been the main difference for the extreme. Since the trainer egarense arrived to the bench, in November of 2021, the forward has not gone back to lesionar. The attacker received the high doctor of his last injury few days after Xavi turned into trainer and since has not gone back to go through the infirmary.

In fact, the champion of the world in 2018 only has lost parties by Covid, and when it was 'punished' in the middle of some taut negotiations for his renewal. Now the footballer admits that it works also a lot out of the field for no lesionarse and before did not do it. The work of strength is determinant in the prevention of injuries and now takes care this appearance more than ever in the changing room of the Camp Nou.

The Sunday in the Metropolitan was the attendant to mark the only goal of the party and deliver him like this 3 points to the Barça that confirmed him like the leader of LaLiga. With a big definition of right, Dembélé won to Oblak and advanced to his team in the moment in which better played in front of the colchoneros. Solid party of the French that once again confirmed like the better second attacker of the club, only by behind Lewandowski.

New person, player 'new'

The confidence of Xavi has been paid of big way by the footballer, which renewed the past summer to a large extent thanks to the insistence of the technician. Besides, the player did also a change in his personal life: the marriage. This point seems also have taken out to a much more mature footballer that seemed to be extraviado since it arrived to Barcelona in 2017.

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