Champions League: Barcelona’s Gerard Pique uncertain for PSG conflict after choosing up knee damage

Champions League: Barcelona’s Gerard Pique uncertain for PSG conflict after choosing up knee damage

Pique has simply returned from three months out attributable to a partial cruciate ligament damage in the identical proper knee.

Champions League: Barcelona's Gerard Pique doubtful for PSG clash after picking up knee injury

File picture of Gerard Pique. AP

Madrid: Barcelona confirmed on Thursday Gerard Pique has suffered a knee damage, with the defender going through a battle to be match to face Paris Saint-Germain in subsequent week’s Champions League final 16, second leg.

Pique has simply returned from three months out attributable to a partial cruciate ligament damage in the identical proper knee.

However the Spaniard’s newest downside, sustained within the Copa del Rey win over Sevilla on Wednesday evening, shouldn’t be considered as critical.

Based on Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo, Pique underwent “related medical checks after the match and it was discovered that there was no critical relapse of the knee damage that pressured him to be three months out”.

Pique is anticipated now to overlook Saturday’s La Liga recreation at Osasuna, with the hope he may nonetheless be capable of face PSG in Paris 4 days later. Barcelona had been crushed 4-1 within the first leg final month.

A Barca assertion learn: “The checks carried out this morning have proven that Gerard Pique has a sprain within the inner lateral ligament of his proper knee.”

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