Luis Suarez has changed his opinion on the attitude of his teammate Ousmane Dembele, in a positive way. The Uruguayan striker explained why in an interview with RMC Sport 1.
In November, ahead of France's friendly against Uruguay, Suarez spoke about Dembele's discipline problems at Barcelona. "Ousmane knows that footballers are privileged. Maybe he has to concentrate on himself and be a little more responsible in some aspects."
Suarez wasn't the only one to give Dembele a nudge at the time. But a change has come about since and he will be one of the protagonists when Barça face Lyon on Tuesday.
And his teammates, at least Suarez, have praised his attitude change: "He is young, he knows what it means to be at Barça. Ousmane will learn the role that he has to take on at the club. Things can be misinterpreted. I said that he had to learn. I also learned from older players and the youngsters here (at Barça) do the same."
In defence of Ousmane, Suarez added: "I think changing club can be tough, in all senses. You're changing teams, cities, languages... you need time to adapt. But as a teammate and with the group he's integrated from day one. He understands Spanish. He gets on well with the group."