While Barça can finally count on an Ousmane Dembélé in great shape, the French striker spoke for beIN Sports. The world champion in particular responded to criticism about his lifestyle.
Ousmane Dembélé lives again. Undisputed holder of the Barcelona attack since the start of the year, the Frenchman also scores more. With four goals in his last seven games, he’s an essential part of Barca’s current form. The opportunity for Dembélé to express himself publicly and to react, in particular, to the criticisms that he regularly endures on his hygiene of life, supposedly bad.
“When you are four years in Barcelona, we can not talk to you about a healthy lifestyle, he assures the microphone of beIN Sports. I think that my hygiene of life is good and I do not think that it is. my lifestyle which made me hurt myself often. ” This season, Ousmane Dembélé has only missed five games due to injury, due to a tendon strain in December. Nothing to do with his almost white season in 2019-2020 (only 9 games played).
“The hygiene of life, it is the people who speak”
“This year it is going much better, the hygiene of life, it is the people who speak”, adds Ousmane Dembélé. The Frenchman even smiles at the fact that he goes more in contact with defenders on the shoulder. “It’s Clément (Lenglet) who stings me a bit, who tells me that I get moved by the opponents, so sometimes I put a few small blows, so that he does not tell me,” he explains.
FC Barcelona, which is only a small point behind Atlético Madrid before playing the Clasico against Real Madrid, returned to the title race thanks to a series of 13 wins in 14 matches in 2021. Ousmane Dembélé does not is no stranger to it and he will have his role to play in the final sprint that could lead Barça to a 27th La Liga title.