MOUSSA DEMBELE made his comeback from injury as a second-half substitute in France Under-21s’ friendly 3-0 victory over Albania last night.
The 20-year-old Celtic hitman made an appearance in the closing stages of the win as he replaced Jordan Siebatcheu.
Dembele hadn’t played for over six weeks since he injured his hamstring in the 2-0 Scottish Cup semi final victory over Sevco Rangers.
The 32-goal attacker recovered sufficiently to be named as a substitute in the dramatic 2-1 Cup Final triumph over Aberdeen, but didn’t get the nod to come off the bench.
Dembele failed to score against the Albanians, but proved his fitness and is now in line to lead Les Bleus when they face Cameroon on Thursday.
The player is under contract at the Hoops until 2020 and has now played five times for his country’s Under-21s, scoring four goals.
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