Pique Ruled Out For Three Weeks

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Gerard Pique’s ankle injury, which he sustained in the UCL match against Manchester City, will keep him out for three weeks.

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The Spanish defender was expected to be out for just 10 days, however, that doesn’t seem to be the case, as he will miss the matches against Valencia, Granada, Sevilla and the second leg against City.

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Jordi Alba, meanwhile will miss two weeks having re-aggravated a hamstring problem, which was the initial expectation after he limped off on Wednesday.

Barca released a statement on Friday saying: “Both players were examined by team doctors after the match and were then re-evaluated on Thursday morning.

“Alba was replaced by Lucas Digne early in the first half after pulling up lame with what has been diagnosed as a strained left hamstring. He is expected to be out around two weeks.

“Pique was injured later in the first half after a tackle from David Silva and, after attempting to play through the pain, was replaced.

“He has been diagnosed with sprained ligaments in his right ankle and is expected to be out for around three weeks.”

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