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Ousmane Dembele ‘given personal chef’ by Barcelona to stop him eating fast food

Frenchman's team-mates are keen to ease the pressure on him following difficult start after £138million transfer

Ousmane Dembele has been given a personal chef to stop him eating fast food, according to reports in Catalonia.

The Frenchman, 20, joined Barcelona in a transfer which could eventually cost up to £138m.


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Ousmane Dembele has been besieged by injuries since joining Barcelona

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Ousmane Dembele has been besieged by injuries since joining Barcelona

However, since the move he has been forced to deal with numerous setbacks, and even his team-mates have tried to help him gain confidence.

Mundo Deportivo report the club are pampering him to help ease the pressure.

Dembele is currently living in a smart home, where he has every comfort, but Barcelona have taken measures to ensure he avoids eating fast food.

Dembele’s Barca career has been blighted by injury

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Dembele’s Barca career has been blighted by injury

They have placed a personal chef at his disposal, who will prepare meals which contain a fine balance of all the nutrients he requires.

He also has a personal bodyguard, and the club’s doctors and physios make regular visits to his home.

Dembele arrived as a replacement for Neymar, but after just four matches he tore his hamstring and faced four months out.

Aubameyang has insisted that he would follow in the footsteps of Ousmane Dembele and join Barca

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On his return he suffered another setback and the club are now trying to ease him back in.

His team-mates sympathise with his situation, and the senior players are ensuring he is not weighed down by the pressure.


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