Ousmane Dembélé tops La Liga assists list

Ousmane Dembélé currently has 13 assists this campaign in La Liga.

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Ousmane Dembélé maintains to perform substantially in attack for Fc Barcelona. The Frenchman was once again vital in Barça’s 3-1 triumph over Celta at Camp Nou, as he delivered assists for Memphis’ breakthrough and Aubameyang’s next strike. 

Following the two contributions, he currently has thirteen assists in La Liga, two more than Karim Benzema and three more than his buddy Jordi Alba. Remarkably, 11 of the 13 assists have come in 2022, which is more than anybody other in Europe’s top five competitions this campaign.

Ousmane Dembele has climbed to the forefront of LaLiga’s assist rankings. The Barcelona forward has surpassed Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, with whom he had been paired only until the beginning of the latest encounter.  Before Thursday’s match, the Real Madrid player boasts 11 assists, whereas the Barcelona player has 13. Jordi Alba is third with ten assists.

It is indeed important to cue that Dembele has participated in 10 fewer matches in LaLiga Santander this campaign than Benzema. Owing to a thigh injury, the Barcelona player skipped the initial 13 LaLiga fixtures and was inactive for a while in January after declining to extend his agreement or leave. Xavi has drawn forth the finest out of him. Having the Catalan manager on the Barcelona sidelines, he delivered every single one of his contributions.

Dembele launched his assist spree versus Elche. He also gained versus Sevilla, Valencia, and Levante in consecutive outings. He also assisted in games versus Athletic, Real Madrid, Osasuna, and Celta. Barcelona opened the goal versus Celta courtesy of a gorgeous ball from Dembele to Memphis. He formed Aubameyang in the later part.

Dembele’s impressive displays alongside Xavi prompted the team to resume contract talks with him a month ago. Dembele’s destiny continues uncertain, but he is yet again relishing his moments on the field with the Catalan manager Xavi.