Barcelona's Dembele to miss Champions League quarterfinals with torn hamstring

Ousmane Dembele has suffered a torn hamstring, meaning he looks set to miss Barcelona's Champions League quarterfinal matches.

Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele   -  Getty Images

Barcelona has announced Ousmane Dembele will be out for up to a month after tearing his hamstring.

The France international had been a doubt for Wednesday's 5-1 Champions League win over Lyon due to a hamstring strain, only to feature off the bench and score late on.

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However, that cameo appears to have done little good for the World Cup-winner's condition, as Barca now expect him to be out for three to four weeks.

A four-week absence would mean Dembele missing both legs of Barcelona's Champions League quarterfinal, plus LaLiga meetings with Real Betis, Espanyol, Villarreal, Huesca and second-placed Atletico Madrid.

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