LaLiga: Barcelona loses top star for 4 weeks

The forward cost Barca 105 million euros ($119 million) when they signed him from Borussia Dortmund in August 2017.

Dembele had been a doubt for the game with Lyon after sustaining a slight hamstring strain during a win over Rayo Vallecano last week.

The France international, 21, missed most of his first campaign at Barca after damaging ligaments in his hamstring which required surgery and has since had repeated setbacks.

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