Barcelona’s Gerard Pique set to be out for weeks with right knee injury

Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué is going through one other spell on the sidelines after spraining a ligament in his right knee, the membership stated Thursday. Piqué sustained the injury within the staff’s 3-0 win over Sevilla within the semifinals of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.

The defender scored 4 minutes into second-half stoppage time to power additional time and assist the staff advance to the ultimate. He was limping within the ultimate minutes however completed the sport on the Camp Nou Stadium.

Barcelona stated assessments carried out on Thursday confirmed that Piqué has “a sprain within the inner lateral ligament of his right knee.”

“He’s subsequently unavailable and the evolution of the injury will decide when he returns,” the membership stated.

Spanish media stated Piqué will miss at the very least two weeks.

Piqué has already missed a number of video games this season due to one other right knee injury.

Barcelona subsequent week will attempt to reverse a 4-1 deficit to Paris Saint-Germain within the spherical of 16 of the Champions League. Piqué ought to be again for the Copa del Rey ultimate, which is able to be performed on April 17.

Piqué has performed 15 video games this season, scoring two targets.

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