Spanish giants FC Barcelona have, on Thursday, confirmed some altogether discouraging information on the personnel entrance.
The participant set for a spell on the sidelines? Gerard Pique.
For these not conscious, veteran stopper Pique was compelled to limp out of Barca’s most up-to-date outing, when Xavi Hernandez’s troops welcomed RCD Mallorca to the Camp Nou for a La Liga conflict.
The 35-year-old, after making his approach from the sphere of play, may very well be seen clutching on the higher a part of his left leg, sparking fast considerations of a possible stretch on the therapy desk.
And, as alluded to above, as a lot has this afternoon been confirmed.
As per an announcement throughout the Blaugrana’s social media platforms, Pique has ‘suffered a flare-up of the tendinopathy affecting the adductor longus muscle in his left thigh’.
The defender, in consequence, is solely labelled as ‘out’.
LATEST NEWS | @3gerardpique has suffered a flare-up of the tendinopathy affecting the adductor longus muscle in his left thigh. He’s out and his restoration will decide his availability. pic.twitter.com/PwVmGjCoQq
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) May 5, 2022
Pique’s thigh problem in fact implies that the Barca icon is ready to take a seat out the membership’s subsequent outing, when the Catalan giants return to motion this weekend.
Recent off the again of a return to profitable methods on the expense of the aforementioned Mallorca, Xavi and co. will make the journey to the Estadio Benito Villamarín, for a La Liga showdown with Actual Betis.
The Blaugrana head into the conflict sitting 2nd within the Spanish top-flight, albeit a full 15 factors adrift of arch rivals Actual Madrid, formally topped as champions final weekend.
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