Ousmane Dembele’s misfortune becomes a financial advantage for his club, Barcelona. The Catalans can “save” about Rp 158,673 billion because the number of Dembela appearances is almost certainly not in accordance with the agreement in the purchase clause.
Finally, the French winger suffered a thigh muscle injury when Barcelona against Getafe in the Spanish League match at Coliseum Alfonso Pérez Stadium on Saturday (16/09/2017). Dembele pulled out in the 29th minute of the game.
As a follow-up action for his injury, Dembele will undergo surgery in Finland on Tuesday (19/09/2017). He is expected to take four months for post-operative recovery.
The absence of Dembele for a long period could even be a boon for the La Blaugrana beralas team. Because, in the purchase agreement Dembele from Borussia Dortmund in the summer transfer market in 2017, there is a clause about the number of appearances.
Barcelona must pay an additional fee of 10 million euros (equivalent to Rp 158.673 billion) if Dembele play 50 times in the 2017-2018 season. The clause is unlikely to be fulfilled.
In comparison, Barcelona just diving less than 60 matches in the 2017-2018 season. Last season, La Blaugrana had gone far into the Champions League quarter-final and final of the Copa del Rey. Dembele own new undergo two matches with Barcelona with a decoration of two goals.