“I’ve wasted five years of my life”

The attacker of the FC Barcelona, Ousmane Dembeleoffered an interview to the media CMR in which He talked about his current state and of all his period in Spain, a few years in which the footballer did not seem to find his best football, until Xavi arrived and everything changed.

Much has been written and spoken about a footballer who arrived as a luxury signing at the Camp Nou, from the Borussia Dortmund in 2017, and that little by little it faded away until reaching an uncomfortable situation in which he even came to look for a desperate way out. Now, the footballer’s situation seems unbeatable, and he has spoken about it in an interview in which contributes brushstrokes on this stage as a blaugrana.

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The constant injuries were the first of the problems that started his decline at Barça, as he himself points out: “I had many hamstring injuries. If you don’t work, you’ll stagnate. You’re going to hurt yourself, if you don’t get stronger, they told me,” he told the French media. And soon this began to undermine his confidence, something that already seems to have turned the page: “I’m fine, I feel good at BarcelonaI have the confidence of the whole team, the whole club and I’m happy”.

And it is that his physical problems accompanied him the constant criticism for their lifestylesomething that has now also changed: “My lifestyle in my first years at Barça? I was young like everyone else, but I managed to get out of this situation. However, not everything is as people imagined. From 2017 to 2021 I have wasted my time enormously. I have wasted five years of my life,” she said.

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But with the arrival of Xavi everything changedhe renewed, and now he is already thinking about the goals he wants to achieve with Barça: “With Xavi’s confidence, I was forced to stay. I really want Barça to win the Champions League. It’s been seven years since the club won it,” he told CMR showing its most ambitious facet.

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