Gerard Piqué, training in the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper


Piqué does not give up and works to play on Tuesday against PSG

Published:13/02/2021 - 19:55h

Updated:13/02/2021 - 19:55h

Gerard Piqué continues to recover from his serious injury and it seems that he could return even next week. The defender is working hard to be available for the Champions League first leg against PSG

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Gerard Hammered does not play to football from November of 2020, when lesionó against the Athletic of Madrid. The central damaged the knee in a crash with Ángel Correa and had to leave of the field limping. The medical proofs confirmed that had something grave and diagnosed him a sprain of degree 3 in the internal lateral ligament and partial injury of the ligament crossed previous of the right knee.

Then, the defender had to decide if operate and lose with almost total probability all the season, or recover by means of a conservative treatment. At the end, the Catalan chose the second, still to risk of not going back to his best level, since this type of therapies do not are used to to have guarantees. Luckily, months afterwards can say that the '3' hit and that his recovery has gone much better of the expected.

From it does several weeks, Gerard is making continuous career, exercises of speed, changes of rhythm, work in the gymnasium... And the best is that the doctors see him surpass each day. The defender is not having pains neither unexpected relapses, and the feelings are very good. In fact, they are so good, that the player even thinks that will be able to arrive for the gone of eighth of final of Champions League against the PSG.

The Barcelona confront to Paris Saint-Germain this Tuesday and Hammered wants to be between the eleven elected of Ronald Koeman​ for the crash. With this aim in mind is working from does days and looks forward to to arrive to time and with the high medical. For the moment it has not trained beside the rest of his mates, by what the options that it can attain his dream are not high, although he will struggle to the end.

The Barça will not risk with Hammered

The central wants to be smart to be able to train beside the rest of his mates the Sunday and test then if it can or not arriving to the European duel. In case to leave good feelings then, the possibilities that it can contest the crash of the Tuesday will increase. What the club and the technical body have very clear is that only it will contest this duel in case that there is not any risk for him.

It is necessary to remember that whatever happens in the gone still will remain the turn against the PSG, by what will not remain at all decided. Besides, also it is missing the turn of semifinals of Glass of the King against the Seville, a commitment in which I Hammered could be fundamental. By all this, will not risk with him and only will play against the Frenchmen in case to be to 100%.

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