The central defender of FC Barcelona suffered a knee injury against Atlético Madrid.
FC Barcelona’s Catalan central defender Gerard Pique (33) left the pitch visibly affected in the right knee in the 60th minute of the La Liga Matchday 10 poster at Atlético Madrid on Saturday night. In the 58th minute, Argentine international striker Atlético Angel Correa fell on Pique’s right leg, who was on his supporting foot at that time, and whose right knee bent abnormally towards the interior.
“We don’t know anything yet, we hope it will be as easy as possible, and I am sending him some force”
Pique, ex-Spanish international (103 sel.), Winced in pain, lying on the lawn, then limped off the field, accompanied by the trainers. He gave way to young rookie Sergiño Dest. If his knee injury is serious, it could be a big blow for Barca. Asked about the seriousness of the injury, his teammate Pedri had no certainty: “We do not know anything yet, we hope it will be as minor as possible, and I send him some force”.
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Since the beginning of November, the Catalans have already lost their prodigy Ansu Fati (18), operated on November 9 for the internal meniscus of the left knee and absent 4-5 months, as well as Sergio Busquets, victim of a slight sprain to the external lateral ligament of the left knee with the Spanish selection last week against Switzerland.
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