Pique, Barcelona’s defender says that Lionel Messi’s knocking out of the ground due to injury is a big collision for Barcelona but the Catalan club can adapt itself without Messi.
❗ [INJURY NEWS] Tests carried out on the first team player Leo Messi have confirmed that he has a fracture of the radial bone in his right arm. He will be out for approximately three weeks. #FuerzaLeo pic.twitter.com/kpNcspnfqo
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) October 20, 2018
During scrimmaging the ball with the opponent player in the sixth minute against Sevilla which match Barcelona won 4-2 on Saturday. The radial bone of his right hand has been ripped, said the club. The 31-year-old will need three weeks to recover from the injury.
Messi’s performance was amazing as long as he played against Sevilla. After assisting Coutinho to score a goal, the Barcelona captain made the second goal of the team with a single knock.
Barcelona will face Inter Milan in the Champions League next Wednesday. After four days, they, last time champions will face Real Madrid on Sunday.
The five-time footballer of the year will not be able to play nearly six matches, including these two important matches.
Barcelona’s central back Pique talked about Messi’s absence, “We know that if he is in the team, then we can be more powerful,” But we can not let that happen to us because of his absence. ”
“His absence makes a big difference in the team, but we have enough strength to fulfill it, so there is nothing to worry about whether he is there or not.”
Messi is playing great this season. In La Liga, he has already scored seven goals and 12 of all types of competitions.
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic said, “We will try to ensure that the absence of Leo is as low as possible.”