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Dembele set to return for Barcelona against Celta Vigo

France international Ousmane Dembele is set to play for Barcelona against Celta Vigo in Thursday’s Copa del Rey after long injury lay off, the club confirmed.

Dembele, 20, made only three appearances for the Catalan giants before rupturing his hamstring against Getafe on Sept. 16.

The former Borussia Dortmund player who had a surgery in Finland, returned to training in December and received his medical discharge on Tuesday.

The league leaders travel to Vigo for the first leg of their round of 16 Copa del Rey tie before hosting the reverse fixture at Camp Nou next week.

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