Boost for Barcelona as duo return to training ahead of Champions League tie
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Boost for Barcelona as duo return to training ahead of Champions League tie

Laliga giants FC Barcelona have received a timely boost with the news that the duo of Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele has returned to training ahead of their Champions League tie with Napoli.

Dembele has been out of action since undergoing surgery on his hamstring in February and has not played a competitive game since November 2019 while Griezmann missed the end of the LaLiga season with a thigh problem.

Dembele has been linked with a move away from Camp Nou with the club said to be worried about his injuries; the player consistently been on the medical room since his move from Borussia Dortmund in 2017.

29-year-old Griezmann, who has had a torrid first season at Barca, has only managed nine goals in the league, six short of his tally for the 2018-2019 campaign with Atletico Madrid.

Barca will host the second leg of their last-16 Champions League tie with Napoli at the Nou Camp on August 8 with the scores are locked at 1-1.

 

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