Pique named in Barcelona squad three months later
Published: 07:57 PM, 16 February 2021
Football Club Barcelona (FCB) star defender has been named in the team's 21-men matchday squad after being out of the game for a three-month due to injury ahead of the match against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night.
Barca host PSG at Camp Nou on Tuesday as their huge Champions League last-16 tie gets underway.
Pique has not played for almost three months since the November 21 defeat to Atletico Madrid in LaLiga. He suffered a sprain to his right knee and partial damage to his anterior cruciate ligament.
Barca followed the announcement with an excited tweet declaring Pique "is back".
Barcelona's 21-man squad to face PSG is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Neto, Inaki Pena.
Defenders: Sergino Dest, Oscar Mingueza, Gerard Pique, Clement Lenglet, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Junior Firpo.
Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Pedri, Riqui Puig, Miralem Pjanic, Matheus Fernandes.
Forwards: Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele, Francisco Trincao, Martin Braithwaite.